Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Fall 2019

Physical Fitness for CJ — 3156
CRI 1290 – 2 credits
Brian E. Barone

This is a specialized physical education program for criminal justice students and will emphasize an understanding of physical fitness and its direct application to the criminal justice profession. Specific instructions will cover wellness, physical fitness, and self-evaluation. The general requirements for the police physical agility portion of the civil service examination are explained and incorporated into this course. Prerequisite: criminal justice majors or permission of the instructor. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3017
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 204
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro Law Enforcement — 3155
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 294
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro Law Enforcement — 3861
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. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Campus Center 110
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Radar/LIDAR Operator — 4225
CRI 1370 – 2 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

This course provides the basic knowledge from which to prepare a student for the use of a police radar/lidar utilized by police agencies across New York state. Instruction in such topics as basic principles of radar and lidar, legal and operational considerations, calibration and set up procedures, mock courtroom testimony, speed estimates and supervised field practicum. Prerequisite: student must be a certified police officer of a recognized law enforcement agency, or by permission of academy director. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Nov 12 – Nov 15 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Report Writing in CJ — 3157
CRI 1420 – 3 credits
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary for concise, effective, and accurate report writing. The importance of the narratives required in reports generated by law enforcement personnel and other criminal justice vocations is emphasized. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3158
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports.J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3159
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Brian E. Barone

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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports.J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
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 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports.J fall, spring; C fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3128
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/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3129
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/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3130
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/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Motor Vehicle Stops — 3782
CRI 1630 – 1 credit
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will learn about the interaction of law enforcement personnel and citizens during traffic stops. The proper procedures applied during misdemeanor and felony motor vehicle stops are also examined. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Oct 5 – Oct 6 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Hostile Situation Management — 3146
CRI 1650 – 1 credit
Jason R. Dry

Students will how to recognize and resolve hostile situations in law enforcement which includes domestic conflicts, hostage situations, and routine calls for service. Students will also learn how to apply successful coping strategies during stressful conflicts. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Technology Center 209
Oct 26 – Oct 27 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Serial Killers — 3253
CRI 1670 – 1 credit
Frank J. Corapi

This course focuses on the etiology and typologies of the phenomenon of a serial killer, what makes a serial killer, and what impact a serial killer has on society. A cross-section of serial killers is explored, identifying what is believed to have caused these individuals to kill. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 249
Oct 1 – Nov 11 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
CJ and the Mentally Ill — 3783
CRI 1720 – 1 credit
John-Morgan Phillips

Students will learn how to identify and communicate with mentally ill persons who are being processed in the criminal justice system. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Oct 26 – Oct 27 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3162
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Timothy M. Jackson

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

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Law/Law Enforcement Officer — 4226
CRI 2380 – 3 credits
Kirk E. Lyon

Students will develop knowledge in recognizing elements of New York State and Federal Law. Corequisite: CRI 2250, CRI 2460, CRI 2470, and compliance with New York state regulations. J fall. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 169
Aug 26 – Dec 20 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Police Community Relations — 3143
CRI 2510 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will study the traditional method of providing police services, along with problem-oriented and community-based policing. Students will discuss the interpersonal and intergroup relations between police and the public. Required topics include police ethics, stereotypes, minority relations, peer relations, and the role of technology in providing police services and crime prevention. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Police Community Relations — 3145
CRI 2510 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will study the traditional method of providing police services, along with problem-oriented and community-based policing. Students will discuss the interpersonal and intergroup relations between police and the public. Required topics include police ethics, stereotypes, minority relations, peer relations, and the role of technology in providing police services and crime prevention. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Police Community Relations — 3151
CRI 2510 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

Students will study the traditional method of providing police services, along with problem-oriented and community-based policing. Students will discuss the interpersonal and intergroup relations between police and the public. Required topics include police ethics, stereotypes, minority relations, peer relations, and the role of technology in providing police services and crime prevention. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Criminalistics — 3164
CRI 2540 – 3 credits
Vincent J. Gerace

Provides students with an overview of the role of forensic science in investigation. Students will learn about the application of scientific and technical methods used in the discovery, collection, evaluation and presentation of physical evidence. Prerequisites: CRI 1510, CRI 2370, ENG 1530, and sophomore standing. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 28 – Dec 19 Wed 4:05 pm – 6:50 pm
Criminal Justice Internship — 3837
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; Prerequisites/Corequisite: ENG 1530; GPA 2.5 or better and permission of the instructor. J spring; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 203
Aug 26 – Dec 19 Mon 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Organized Crime in the US — 3194
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: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown - Online

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown
Aug 26 – Dec 19 TBD
Introduction to Terrorism — 3197
CRI 2580 – 3 credits
Aubrey N. Russell

Students will examine the complex and often misunderstood subject of terrorism. Students will learn to distinguish acts of terrorism from other types of violence, study the various objectives and ideologies of historical and contemporary terrorist groups, and learn about terrorist organizational and operational methods. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally, C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Juvenile Justice System — 3142
CRI 2650 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

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: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Allied Health & Sciences Center 103
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Juvenile Justice System — 3781
CRI 2650 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

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: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 123
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
The Constitution & Homeland Se — 3778
CRI 2680 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Students will develop a solid understanding of how the United States Constitution and its ongoing interpretation has shaped the homeland security landscape. Students will apply ethical theories and knowledge of the Constitution to analyze significant national security problems and their changing nature in the 21st century, discussing relevant court vases as appropriate. Students will study the role of intelligence professionals and federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities in upholding constitutional law while preventing and disrupting terrorism. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J fall; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

North County Center

North County Training Center 116
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
The Constitution & Homeland Se — 3779
CRI 2680 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Students will develop a solid understanding of how the United States Constitution and its ongoing interpretation has shaped the homeland security landscape. Students will apply ethical theories and knowledge of the Constitution to analyze significant national security problems and their changing nature in the 21st century, discussing relevant court vases as appropriate. Students will study the role of intelligence professionals and federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities in upholding constitutional law while preventing and disrupting terrorism. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J fall; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
The Constitution & Homeland Se — 3780
CRI 2680 – 3 credits
Marilyn L. Fiore-Lehman

Students will develop a solid understanding of how the United States Constitution and its ongoing interpretation has shaped the homeland security landscape. Students will apply ethical theories and knowledge of the Constitution to analyze significant national security problems and their changing nature in the 21st century, discussing relevant court vases as appropriate. Students will study the role of intelligence professionals and federal, state, and local law enforcement authorities in upholding constitutional law while preventing and disrupting terrorism. Prerequisite: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J fall; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

College Center 227
Aug 27 – Dec 19 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am