Administration of Justice

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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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 6 Total Sections: 6
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