Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Fall 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
Physical Fitness for CJ — 3145
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
PHED GYM
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3342
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 163
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Report Writing in CJ — 3147
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 26 – Dec 17 Thu 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3320
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 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3321
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 168
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Intro to Corrections — 3329
CRI 1520 – 3 credits
Joseph A. Gerace

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 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Stress in Law Enforcement — 3377
CRI 1550 – 1 credit
Timothy M. Jackson

Students will learn about the stressors encountered in law enforcement which can have a significant impact on both the law enforcement professional and his or her family. The causes of stress, as well as both short-term and long-term reactions and effects of a stressful incident(s) will be examined. Students will also be exposed to methods of coping with the pressures of the law enforcement profession. Prerequisite/Corequisite: CRI 1510. J occasionally; C occasionally. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 168
Oct 16 – Oct 17 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Public Defender Internship — 4325
CRI 2010 – 2 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library
Aug 30 – Dec 17 TBD
Criminal Procedural Law — 3383
CRI 2330 – 3 credits
John C. Zuroski

Studies the criminal law processes necessary for successful criminal investigation including physical and testimonial evidence gathering, arrest, and presentation of an accused to court for trial proceedings. Students are required to apply contemporary U.S. Supreme Court decisions relevant to such topics as arrest, search and seizure, and interrogation. Prerequisites: CRI 1510 and Corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3351
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

Jamestown Campus
Katharine Jackson Carnahan Center 167
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3349
CRI 2550 – 3 credits
Marilyn C. Gerace

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
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Introduction to Terrorism — 3353
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
Hultquist Library 163
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
The Constitution & Homeland Se — 3366
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 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Policing: Issues & Challenges — 3380
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
Nov 6 – Nov 7 Sat, Sun 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Terrorism & Politics - Film — 3827
CRI 8507 – 3 credits
Aubrey N. Russell

Students will examine the definition and interpretation of what terrorism means in the modern world through the lens of film. In this course students understand the difficulty developing a universal definition of terrorism, as well as how film offers a means to discuss difficult political, ethical, and moral issues surrounding terrorism. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus
Hultquist Library 148
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm