Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Spring 2021

In-person
Classes meet in person on campus; specific days/times/location
Online - Asynchronous
Classes meet fully online; no specific days/times/locations
Online - Synchronous (Zoom)
Classes meet via Zoom or other resource; specific days/times
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & Online Synchronous (Zoom)
A portion of the classes meet synchronous via Zoom or other resource and a portion is asynchronous online; there will be some specific days/times
Hybrid - Online & In-person
A portion of the classes meet in person on campus and a portion is asynchronous or synchronous online; there will be some specific days/times/locations
Hybrid - Online Asynchronous & In-person
Classes meet in both asynchronous online and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations for in-person portions of classes are listed with each course
Hybrid - Online Synchronous (Zoom) & In-person
Classes meet in both synchronous online (zoom) and in-person modes; specific meeting times and locations are listed with each course
Intro Law Enforcement — 3670
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 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Report Writing in CJ — 3627
CRI 1420 – 3 credits
Melanie A. Churakos

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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Wed 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3628
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 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3667
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Homeland Security — 3673
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Intelligence Studies — 3676
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
CJ and the Mentally Ill — 3688
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Mar 13 – Mar 14 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3630
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Vincent J. Gerace

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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Criminal Law — 3679
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3682
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Charles J. Holder

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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 26 – May 14 Tue, Thu 2:40 pm – 3:55 pm
Organized Crime in the US — 3631
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

SUNY Learning Network - Jamestown ZOOM
Jan 25 – May 14 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm