Summer 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ADMJ 300    Introduction to Administration of Justice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to the characteristics of the criminal justice system in the United States. Focus is placed on examining crime measurement, theoretical explanations of crime, response to crime, components of the system, and current challenges to the system. The course examines the evolutions of the principles and approaches utilized by the justice system and the evolving forces that have shaped those principals and approaches. Emphasis is placed on the structure and function of the police, courts, and corrections. Students are introduced to the origins and development of criminal law, legal process, sentencing, and incarceration policies. Role and role expectations of criminal justice agents will be identified and studied.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC B.Kalar              SCC MAIN RHS 273         13112 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 302    Community Relations: Multicultural Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 and ENGWR 100 with grades of 'C' or better
General Education: AA/AS Area VI
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the institutions of the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse, multicultural population. The course addresses the roles that race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, social class, culture, and criminal justice professional play in shaping these relationships. The course examines new strategies, skills, tools, and cultural knowledge necessary for personnel engaged in all aspects of the criminal justice system. Special topics include the impact that terrorism and the need for homeland security have had on the dynamics of police community relations.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     07:45PM-09:50PM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHS 269         13796 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 303    Substance Abuse: Effects on Body and Behavior    3 Units

Same As: PSYC 405
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area V(b); AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for anyone who is interested in the effect illegal drugs, prescription drugs, over the counter drugs, vitamins, health foods, and coffee and nicotine have on people, physically, emotionally, mentally, and financially. This course is especially advised for people who are seeking or working in careers in health, law enforcement, counseling, psychology, business, social services, or teaching. (Credit for ADMJ 303 or PSYC 405, but not both.)

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         14424 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ADMJ 304    Juvenile Delinquency    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to examine juvenile delinquency from a variety of perspectives, including the concept of delinquency, theories of delinquency, social, community, and environmental influences on delinquency and the juvenile justice system (past and present). An overview of adolescent problems and current approaches being utilized to confront these problems will also be discussed. The course is designed to examine a variety of the causes of juvenile delinquency, as well as suggestions for the treatment of delinquency at both the state and local levels. This course examines the nature and extent of delinquency with relation to gender differences, family dynamics, peer and gang groups, schools, drug use, and the juvenile justice courts.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     05:30PM-07:35PM LEC K.Gould              SCC MAIN RHS 269         13794 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 320    Concepts of Criminal Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the philosophy and structure of criminal law in the United States. Special emphasis is placed on the classification of crime, the general elements of crime, the definitions of common and statutory law, and the nature of acceptable evidence. This course utilizes case studies to introduce students to criminal law and the classification of crimes against persons, property, morals, and public welfare. The course will also include some discussion of prosecution and defense decision making, criminal culpability, and defenses to crimes.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     10:15AM-12:20PM LEC B.Kalar              SCC MAIN RHS 273         14817 
Textbook
On-Campus


ADMJ 330    Criminal Investigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 and ENGRD 310 with grades of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces students to investigative procedures and concepts as applied to criminal investigations. Topics include crime scene response management and identification, collection, and processing of physical evidence. In addition to surveillance and undercover assignments the course will also cover interview and interrogation techniques. The role of the investigator in the court process with emphasis on legal requirements and constraints will be discussed. Special attention will be given to identifying information sources, procuring search warrants, serving search warrants, and recognizing exceptions to the search warrant rule. Emphasis is placed on developing the student's capacity to analyze specific situations and identify appropriate investigative procedures as well as recognize constraints on their implementation.

Schedule: Six Week - Middle, Jun 13-Jul 22
MTWTh     08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Trujillo           West Sac WSC 324         14428 
Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: August 16, 2011