Credit Course Schedules

Criminal Justice - Spring 2022

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 — 3502
CRI 1290 – 2 credits
Melanie A. Churakos

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed 4:05 pm – 5:20 pm
Intro Law Enforcement — 3500
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
College Center 227
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
Report Writing in CJ — 3503
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Technology Center 309
Jan 19 – May 13 Wed 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Homeland Security — 3511
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
College Center 227
Jan 19 – May 13 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
Intro to Intelligence Studies — 3518
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
College Center 227
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
Criminal Investigation — 3530
CRI 2370 – 3 credits
Max M. Graham

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

Cattaraugus County Campus
Technology Center 310
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Criminal Law — 3533
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

Cattaraugus County Campus
College Center 227
Jan 18 – May 13 Tue, Thu 8:30 am – 9:45 am