Criminal Justice - Fall 2018

Intro Law Enforcement — 3497
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Domestic and Family Violence — 3827
CRI 1400 – 1 credit
Christa L. Heckathorn

Students will examine basic issues related to Domestic and Family violence, with an emphasis on training related to domestic incidents/violence. Students will learn about the goals of police response and proper identification of officer safety tactics when approaching the scene of a domestic incident. Eligibility: ENG 1510; Corerequisite: CRI 1320 or CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Nov 3 – Nov 4 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3278
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3498
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

College Center 227
Aug 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Police Administration — 3512
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminal Law — 3508
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 28 – Dec 20 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Criminal Justice Internship — 3279
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 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
White Collar Crime — 3520
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

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 20 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am