Criminal Justice - Fall 2018

Intro to Criminal Justice — 3969
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 218
Aug 29 – Dec 20 Wed 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3268
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3274
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 111
Aug 30 – Dec 20 Thu 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm
Police Administration — 3269
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminal Law — 3270
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

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:40 am
White Collar Crime — 3273
CRI 2610 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am