Administration of Justice

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AJ 41 BASIC POLICE ACADEMY I 12.5 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the first of two courses required by POST (Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training) to meet the peace officer training certificate requirements. Provides information regarding entry level peace officer training related to such topics as the varied laws, victim management, criminal investigations, and custodial situations. [D]
AJ 41 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82353 AJ 41 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 23 17*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/6/2013 Ends: 12/7/2013
To apply, students must contact the Police Academy Office at 619-482-6462 or access the Police Academy website for an application, requirements and timelines at www.swccd.edu/policeacademy
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AJ 42 BASIC POLICE ACADEMY II 12.5 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 41 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides the second part of a concentrated two-semester program of study that satisfies the entry-level requirements to become a peace officer. Includes emphasis on officer survival skills. Program is certified by POST (Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training). [D]
AJ 42 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82354 AJ 42 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 24 17*
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/6/2013 Ends: 12/14/2013
To apply, students must contact the Police Academy Office at 619-482-6462 or access the Police Academy website for an application, requirements and timelines at www.swccd.edu/policeacademy
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AJ 66 LAW ENFORCEMENT REQUALIFICATION 6 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 41 and 42, or equivalent. Limiation on Enrollment: 1. Student must be 18 years of age with no felony convictions, possess a valid driver's license, and be a high school graduate. 2. Six-Year Exception: Individuals who successfully completed a Regular Basic Course (RBC), Specialized Investigators' Basic Course (SIBC), or the Basic Course Waiver process on or after July 1, 1999, but who never served in a position for which a Regular or Specialized Investigators' Basic Course was required by law, may requalify by completing the POST Requalification Course one time within six years from the date of basic course or waiver process completion. After six years, those individuals must complete the appropriate basic course (RBC or SIBC) to requalify, regardless of when the Requalification Course was completed. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides updated information for this requalification course based on Peace Officers Training and Standards (P.O.S.T.) regulation 1008. Emphasizes critical manipulative skills related to officer safety, civil liability, and other police-related topics. (Formerly AJ 295O.) [ND]
AJ 66 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82355 AJ 66 360 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 7 9*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 9/17/2013 Ends: 11/2/2013
To apply, students must contact the Police Academy Office at 619-482-6462 or access the Police Academy website for an application, requirements and timelines at www.swccd.edu/policeacademy
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AJ 110 ETHICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 52 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Exploring ethics and ethical practices in our government, schools, businesses, and the administration of justice system. An in-depth look at the influences created by various segments in society and how these influences impact members of the Administration of Justice profession and their conduct. [D; CSU]
AJ 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79225 AJ 110 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 513 Speyrer,Michael 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 111 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 54 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] History and philosophy of criminal justice; overview of the criminal justice system identifying the various segments; the roles and interrelationships; overview of crime, criminals, and causal theories: jurisdiction of local, state and federal criminal justice agencies; survey of professional career opportunities; and ethics and professionalism. [D; CSU; UC]
AJ 111 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79226 AJ 111 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 513 Creason,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79227 AJ 111 05 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 512 Guthrie,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79228 AJ 111 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79229 AJ 111 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79230 AJ 111 60 06:30PM-09:20PM T 513 Azevedo,Paul 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79231 AJ 111 601 08:00AM-08:50AM MW 513 Creason,Gary 18 3*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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79232 AJ 111 602 09:00AM-09:50AM MW 513 Creason,Gary 18 1*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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79233 AJ 111 680 10:00AM-11:30AM F 5207 Monti,Andrew 18 2*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
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79234 AJ 111 80 01:00PM-02:15PM MW 5207 Monti,Andrew 18 5*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82817 AJ 111 CB1 01:49PM-02:54PM MWF CVHS Austin,Naida 18 12*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/7/2013 Ends: 12/6/2013
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82818 AJ 111 CB2 01:49PM-02:54PM MWF CVHS Austin,Naida 18 43*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/7/2013 Ends: 12/6/2013
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82822 AJ 111 CB5 01:20PM-02:45PM TTH MOHS Sikes,George 19 3*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/6/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82824 AJ 111 CB6 01:20PM-02:45PM TTH MOHS Sikes,George 19 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/6/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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AJ 114 FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 52 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] An exploration of historical and contemporary explanations of crime causation. A study of the fundamentals of crime and criminal behavior with emphasis on criminal career typologies. [D; CSU; UC]
AJ 114 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79235 AJ 114 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF 552 Caspi,David 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 115 ADULT PROBATION, PRISON, AND PAROLE 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: ENGL 52 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] History, philosophy, and administration of adult probation, prison, and parole. Principles of investigation, supervision and socialized treatment as practiced in probation, prison, and parole. [D; CSU]
AJ 115 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79236 AJ 115 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 552 Contreras,Steve 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 151 CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW 3 Units Fee $2. Grade Only. [Recommended Preparation: AJ 111 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides an overview of historical development and philosophy of criminal law and key constitutional provisions. Includes study of legal definitions, classification of crime, legal research, case law methodology, and concepts of law as a social force. Also provides study of important criminal statutes and their relevant application in the criminal justice system. [D; CSU; UC]
AJ 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79237 AJ 151 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79238 AJ 151 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 4*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79239 AJ 151 60 06:30PM-09:35PM M 561 Runyon,Michael 18 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79240 AJ 151 601 11:00AM-11:50AM MW 513 Austin,Naida 18 0*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
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AJ 156 LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE 3 Units Fee $2. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AJ 161 or equivalent; RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes origin, philosophy, development, and trends as constitutional basis of evidence. Focuses on the kinds and degrees of evidence and the rules governing the admissibility of evidence in court, judicial decisions interpreting individual rights, and case studies. [D; CSU]
AJ 156 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79241 AJ 156 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 513 Caspi,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79242 AJ 156 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Caspi,David 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82613 AJ 156 60 06:30PM-09:20PM W 513 Jimenez,Hector 18 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 161 PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AJ 111 or equivalent; RDG 54 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the many functions of the varied criminal justice systems throughout the country, with special reference to California. Examines the adjudication process from arrest to release from prison. Studies constitutions of the United States and California and their relationship to the criminal justice system. [D; CSU]
AJ 161 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79243 AJ 161 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 552 Caspi,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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79244 AJ 161 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Caspi,David 18 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 166 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION 4 Units Fee: $2. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AJ 111 or equivalent; RDG 52 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Fundamentals of investigation; crime scene search and recording; collection and preservation of physical evidence; scientific aids; general procedures involved in the investigation of major crimes; procedures involved in preparing cases for court trial; and general duties and problems of the detective. Appropriate for paralegals, private investigators, insurance investigators, law enforcement, and criminologists. [D; CSU]
AJ 166 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79245 AJ 166 61 06:30PM-07:45PM TTH 552 Simpson,William 18 5*
    08:00PM-09:15PM TTH 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 167 WRITTEN COMMUNICATION IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: ENGL 71 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 56 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Designed for students enrolled in technical or vocational career programs such as, but not limited to, administration of justice. Stresses clear, correct, well-organized expression of ideas in writing. Stresses origination and preparation of written communications required by criminal justice personnel. Use of word processor with legal format. [D; CSU]
AJ 167 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79246 AJ 167 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 512 Guthrie,Gary 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82615 AJ 167 60 06:00PM-08:50PM W 512 Maxin,Stephen 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 171 EVIDENCE TECHNOLOGY 4 Units Fee: $5. Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 166 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: AJ 111 or equivalent.] Provides a working understanding of the elements, required skills, and future trends of evidence technology. Focus on the specific areas of the forensic sciences that apply to career choices in field evidence technology, law enforcement, and private investigations. [D; CSU]
AJ 171 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79248 AJ 171 01 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 512 Viesca,Rodrigo 18 10*
    01:30PM-02:45PM MW 512      
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 181 JUVENILE LAW AND PROCEDURES 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 54 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Organization, functions, and procedures of juvenile justice; juvenile statutes, custody, detention, and court processing of juveniles; and case dispositions of probation and parole. [D; CSU]
AJ 181 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79249 AJ 181 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 512 Guthrie,Gary 18 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 188 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3 Units Focuses on an overview of the historical and present-day communications between the criminal justice system and the community. Emphasises an understanding of the social and ethnic subcultures in our society, and their relationships with the administration of justice process. Includes a study of interpersonal relations from an individual perspective. [D; CSU]
AJ 188 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79250 AJ 188 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 552 Creason,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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82616 AJ 188 60 06:00PM-08:50PM T 512 Turner,Lon 18 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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AJ 222 DIGITAL FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY 4 Units [Prerequisite: AJ 166 or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: ART 205 or equivalent.] Emphasizes training and practical experience in digital forensic photography. Focuses on crime scene investigation and laboratory applications. Provides instruction in the use of 35mm, digital and video photography under various circumstances and lighting conditions. Provides instruction on the use of computer software and proper use of camera accessories. (Formerly AJ 221.) [D; CSU]
AJ 222 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79251 AJ 222 50 08:00AM-11:05AM S 552 Sallee,William 18 17*
    11:15AM-02:20PM S 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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Total Courses: 16 Total Sections: 36
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