Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Spring 2020

Physical Fitness for CJ — 3180
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

Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3324
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro Law Enforcement — 3433
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

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Report Writing in CJ — 3186
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3188
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
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3274
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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Homeland Security — 3283
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. Eligibility: ENG 1510 without supports or Corequisite: ENG 1510 with supports. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 8:00 am – 8:50 am
Intro to Intelligence Studies — 3303
CRI 1600 – 3 credits
Aubrey N. Russell

Students will be introduced to the discipline of intelligence and gain understanding of how intelligence systems function, how they fit within the policymaking systems of free societies, and how they are managed and controlled. Students will learn terms and concepts unique to this field and become acquainted with entities within the intelligence community. Students will engage in a historical overview of national security and intelligence policies and strategies from WWII to present. Prerequisite: ENG 1510. J fall; C spring. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Gangs and Criminal Justice — 3714
CRI 1730 – 1 credit
Randy S. Zimpfer

Students will learn the development and history of gangs in the United States which includes studying different criminal enterprises in which gangs are involved and solutions to the gang problems. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 148
Mar 21 – Mar 22 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3190
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
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Criminal Law — 3320
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: ENG 1510, CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3405
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Randy S. Zimpfer

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

Jamestown Campus

Hultquist Library 163
Jan 14 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Criminal Justice Internship — 3879
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

Jan 13 – May 14 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Organized Crime in the US — 3193
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 Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Jan 13 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Policing: Issues & Challenges — 3716
CRI 7032 – 1 credit
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will examine the current issues and challenges in policing. The nature and role of policing in today's society has changed considerably and faces challenges that were at one time only thought to affect other professions or were simply non-existent. From the use of social media, to the recruitment of qualified career oriented personnel, police administrators face new unforeseen challenges in the effective delivery of police services. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Jan 13 – Feb 19 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am