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
90291 AJ 41 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 24 17*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/5/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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 128-144 total lecture hours to be scheduled. 224-252 total lab hours to be scheduled.
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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
90292 AJ 42 350 TBA-TBA TBA TBA Davis,James 24 11*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - DAY
Begins: 7/5/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
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 128-144 total lecture hours to be scheduled. 224-252 total lab hours to be scheduled.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
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
93937 AJ 66 362 06:00PM-09:50PM TWTH 4312 Davis,James 7 4*
    07:00AM-10:10AM S 4312      
    10:20AM-12:35PM S 4312      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - EVENING, SATURDAY
Begins: 9/16/2014 Ends: 11/1/2014
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AJ 110 ETHICS AND THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores ethics and ethical practices in our government, schools, businesses, and the Administration of Justice system. Includes 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
87241 AJ 110 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 513 Speyrer,Michael 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 111 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Introduces the history and philosophy of criminal justice with an overview of the criminal justice system identifying the various segments and the roles and interrelationships: overview of crime, criminals and causal theories, jurisdiction of local, state, 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
87242 AJ 111 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 513 Creason,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87243 AJ 111 05 10:00AM-11:15AM MW 512 Speyrer,Michael 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87244 AJ 111 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87245 AJ 111 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 5*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87246 AJ 111 60 06:30PM-09:20PM T 513 Runyon,Michael 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87247 AJ 111 601 08:00AM-08:50AM MW H304 Henton,Timothy 18 0*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87248 AJ 111 602 09:00AM-09:50AM MW 513 Speyrer,Michael 18 0*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87249 AJ 111 680 10:00AM-11:30AM F 5207 Monti,Andrew 18 10*
HYBRID/SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87250 AJ 111 80 02:00PM-03:15PM MW 5206 Monti,Andrew 18 15*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90663 AJ 111 CB1 07:50AM-09:20AM MW ELHS Guthrie,Gary 20 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/23/2014 Ends: 12/2/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90670 AJ 111 CB11 01:35PM-02:55PM TTH MOHS Sikes,George 20 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/29/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
91225 AJ 111 CB13 01:56PM-03:05PM MWF SOHS Maxin,Stephen 16 8*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 11/14/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
91226 AJ 111 CB15 01:56PM-03:05PM MWF SOHS Maxin,Stephen 16 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 11/14/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90664 AJ 111 CB3 07:50AM-09:20AM MW ELHS Staff 20 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/23/2014 Ends: 12/2/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90667 AJ 111 CB5 07:45AM-09:20AM MW MVHS Austin,Naida 19 4*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 12/1/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90668 AJ 111 CB7 07:45AM-09:20AM MW MVHS Staff 19 45*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/28/2014 Ends: 12/1/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90669 AJ 111 CB9 01:35PM-02:55PM TTH MOHS Sikes,George 20 20*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 7/29/2014 Ends: 12/11/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
AJ 114 FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the historical and contemporary explanations of crime causation. Includes the fundamentals of criminality with an emphasis on criminal career typologies. [D; CSU; UC]
AJ 114 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87251 AJ 114 01 08:00AM-08:50AM MWF H302 Caspi,David 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
AJ 115 ADULT PROBATION, PRISON, AND PAROLE 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Explores the history, philosophy, and administration of adult probation, prison, and parole. Includes the 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
87252 AJ 115 01 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF H302 Contreras,Steve 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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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; C-ID AJ 120]
AJ 151 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87253 AJ 151 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 2*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87254 AJ 151 502 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
90310 AJ 151 503 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
93903 AJ 151 504 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Azevedo,Paul 18 3*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87255 AJ 151 60 06:30PM-09:35PM M H301 Austin,Naida 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
93927 AJ 151 660 06:30PM-07:20PM MW 513 Runyon,Michael 17 24*
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/25/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 156 LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE 3 Units Fee $2. Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: AJ 110 or equivalent; RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Emphasizes the origin, philosophy, development, and trends of the 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; C-ID AJ 124]
AJ 156 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87257 AJ 156 01 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF H302 Caspi,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87258 AJ 156 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Caspi,David 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87259 AJ 156 60 06:30PM-09:20PM W H301 Jimenez,Hector 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 161 PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: AJ 111 or equivalent; RDG 158 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 custody. Studies constitutions of the United States and California and their relationship to the criminal justice system. [D; CSU; C-ID AJ 122]
AJ 161 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87260 AJ 161 01 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF H302 Caspi,David 18 2*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87261 AJ 161 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Caspi,David 18 0*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
AJ 166 PRINCIPLES OF INVESTIGATION 4 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 the fundamentals of investigation, crime scene examination, and recording. Includes collection and preservation of physical evidence, scientific aids, general procedures involved in the investigation of major crimes, procedures involved in preparing cases for court, and general duties and problems of the detective. Appropriate for paralegals, private investigators, insurance investigators, law enforcement, and criminologists. [D; CSU; C-ID AJ 140]
AJ 166 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87262 AJ 166 61 06:30PM-07:45PM TTH 511 Simpson,William 18 0*
    08:00PM-09:15PM TTH 511      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 167 WRITTEN COMMUNICATION IN ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units [Prerequisite: ENGL 71 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 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. Includes origination and preparation of written communications required by criminal justice personnel. Uses word processor with legal format. [D; CSU]
AJ 167 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87263 AJ 167 01 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH H304 Guthrie,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
87264 AJ 167 60 06:00PM-08:50PM W 512 Maxin,Stephen 18 18*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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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. Focuses 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
87265 AJ 171 01 06:30PM-07:50PM MW 552 Viesca,Rodrigo 18 11*
    08:00PM-09:20PM MW 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM
AJ 181 JUVENILE LAW AND PROCEDURES 3 Units Grade only. [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Provides a review of the organization, functions, and procedures of juvenile justice including: juvenile statutes, custody, detention, court processing of juveniles, probation practices, adult treatment, and case dispositions. [D; CSU]
AJ 181 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87266 AJ 181 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH H303 Guthrie,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 188 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3 Units Grade only. Focuses on an overview of the historical and modern communication between the criminal justice system and the community. Emphasizes an understanding of the social and ethnic sub-cultures in our society and their relationships with the Administration of Justice process. Examines the complex, dynamic relationship between communities and the justice system in addressing crime and conflict with an emphasis on the challenges and prospects of administering justice within a diverse multicultural population. [D; CSU]
AJ 188 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87267 AJ 188 01 08:00AM-09:15AM TTH 552 Creason,Gary 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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87268 AJ 188 60 06:00PM-08:50PM T H304 Sallee,William 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 222 DIGITAL FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY 4 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: AJ 166 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
87269 AJ 222 60 06:30PM-07:45PM TTH 552 Viesca,Rodrigo 18 14*
    08:00PM-09:15PM TTH 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Monday, October 13, 2014 8:01 AM

Total Courses: 16 Total Sections: 42
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