Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Fall 2019

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 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 — 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
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
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
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
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