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
Intro to Criminal Justice — 3374
CRI 1510 – 3 credits
Max M. Graham

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 - Online
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Intro to Corrections — 3339
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 - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Criminal Procedural Law — 3384
CRI 2330 – 3 credits

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 - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon, Wed 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3869
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 - Online
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Ethics in Criminal Justice — 3350
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 - Online
Aug 23 – Dec 17 Mon 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Introduction to Terrorism — 3365
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 - Online
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
The Constitution & Homeland Se — 3370
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 - Online
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am
Terrorism & Politics - Film — 3828
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 - Online
Aug 24 – Dec 17 Tue 6:30 pm – 9:15 pm