Criminal Justice - Fall 2017

Intro Law Enforcement — 3353
CRI 1320 – 3 credits
Melanie A. Easton

Starting with the origins of American law enforcement, this course concentrates on contemporary law enforcement agencies and their function within the criminal justice system. Students will study police agencies at the local, county, state, and federal levels, and their operational techniques, as well as goals and objectives within specific units of each agency. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Corequisites: CRI 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 309
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3354
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

An interdisciplinary survey of the American criminal justice system with specific topical emphasis on crime, law enforcement, courts, and corrections. Students must learn and discuss cogently the significance of legal and behavioral aspects of crime, the process of justice, various law enforcement entities within the United States, the need for various court structures, and various penal systems. For criminal justice students and those interested in social sciences. Eligibility: ENG 1510; must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 306
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Corrections — 3355
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the philosophy, history, and development of the American correctional system. Students study contemporary penalties and the various successes and problems associated with those penalties, including prison life, prisoners' rights, community corrections, and the death penalty. For anyone interested in correctional careers. Prerequisite (or Corequisite): CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Police Administration — 3593
CRI 2520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Concentrates on contemporary principles of administration and their applications to the internal organization and management of law enforcement agencies. Students apply traditional management models/theories to various managerial concerns including planning, staffing, human resources, and leadership styles, as well as other proactive actions dealing with collective bargaining, future trends, and internal/external problem-solving. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminal Law — 3356
CRI 2530 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Course includes an analysis of the origin and general principles of criminal law. Incorporates substantive criminal law with emphasis on the elements of each crime and the proof required to prosecute or defend the crime charged. Students are required to apply various judicial decisions to appropriate class discussions. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Justice Internship — 3357
CRI 2560 – 3 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

Offers a classroom seminar and an assignment with a specific criminal justice agency or office matching an individual student's academic study and/or career goal. Students must relate theoretical concepts to the pragmatic operations of their placement agency and present those experiences in a seminar format. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530, sophomore with GPA of 2.5 or better, and permission of instructor required. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 231
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Organized Crime in the US — 3857
CRI 2570 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

Studies the evolution of organized crime in America from the 19th century to the present. Students will demonstrate knowledge of different types of organized crime, how they affect our economy, and will become familiar with the government's response to criminal organizations. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
White Collar Crime — 3358
CRI 2610 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Using historical and current incidents, this course will discuss White Collar Crime in various areas that are pertinent to the student. Areas such as unsafe products, environmental crime, securities fraud, fiduciary fraud, governmental crime, medical crime, and computer crime will be studied to show the student how these activities originated and how they are currently being used to fleece consumers and taxpayers. The core of the class will be on current criminal activity such as Enron, Adelphia Cable, and MCI WorldCom. The course will address whichever scandal is currently being debated at the time of the class offering. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 306
Aug 29 – Dec 21 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Juvenile Justice System — 3592
CRI 2650 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will study various causes and categories of juvenile crime and delinquency and explores the unique structure and processes of the separate legal system for juveniles. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm