Administration of Justice

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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
93937 AJ 66 362 10:20AM-12:35PM S 4312   7 30*
    06:00PM-09:50PM TWTH 4312 Davis,James    
    07:00AM-10:10AM S 4312      
HIGHER ED CENTER, OTAY MESA - SATURDAY, EVENING
Begins: 9/16/2014 Ends: 11/1/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
AJ 111 INTRODUCTION TO ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 3 Units [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] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: GRADING BASIS - Grade only.]
AJ 111 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87246 AJ 111 60 06:30PM-09:20PM T 513 Runyon,Michael 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
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
87255 AJ 151 60 06:30PM-09:35PM M H301 Austin,Naida 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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93927 AJ 151 660 06:30PM-07:20PM MW 513 Runyon,Michael 17 33*
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
87259 AJ 156 60 06:30PM-09:20PM W H301 Jimenez,Hector 18 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 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
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
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
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
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
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 10*
    08:00PM-09:20PM MW 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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AJ 188 COMMUNITY RELATIONS 3 Units 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] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: GRADING BASIS - Grade only]
AJ 188 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
87268 AJ 188 60 06:00PM-08:50PM T H304 Sallee,William 18 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
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 16*
    08:00PM-09:15PM TTH 552      
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM

Total Courses: 9 Total Sections: 10
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