Criminal Justice - Spring 2018

Intro Law Enforcement — 3319
CRI 1320 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3298
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

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

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3307
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Homeland Security — 3322
CRI 1560 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will examine the history of international and domestic terrorism and the fundamental concepts of Homeland Security both Pre and Post 9/11. Students will be provided with an overview of the structures and functions of the governmental agencies responsible for protecting the United States from terrorism. Students will review the process of planning and preparation for the potential response to future attacks in the United States. Corequisites: ENG 1510; CRI 1320 or CRI 1510; Reading score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 17 – May 17 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Criminal Procedural Law — 3332
CRI 2330 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Studies the criminal law processes necessary for successful criminal investigation including physical and testimonial evidence gathering, arrest, and presentation of an accused to court for trial proceedings. Students are required to apply contemporary U.S. Supreme Court decisions relevant to such topics as arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation. Prerequisites: CRI 1510 and Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Jan 16 – May 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Investigation — 3339
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Floyd S. Kent

Analyzes the basic procedures used in the investigation of a criminal matter. Students are required to demonstrate proper crime scene investigation techniques via photographing, sketching, and evidence collection for crimes against property and crimes against a person as well as study interview and interrogation techniques and courtroom demeanor and testimony. Prerequisites: CRI 1510; Prerequisite (or Corequisite): ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 107
Jan 18 – May 17 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3355
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Katy-Jan Bobseine

Students will explore many of the ethical problems confronting legal system personnel, including police, lawyers, judges, and corrections personnel. Course materials will focus on ethical systems, the concepts of law and justice, and various real life ethical dilemmas. Prerequisite: CRI 1510; Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Jan 17 – May 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am