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CRIM 1 - INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINOLOGY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 1)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The history and philosophy of the criminal justice systems; role expectations and their interrelationships; theories of crime, punishment, and rehabilitation; and ethics, education, and training for professionalism. Review criminological research and theory. Analyze patterns and types of criminal behavior. Explore cross cultural dynamics of criminality in other countries. (CAN AJ 2) (A, CSU, UC)

CRIM 3 - LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 3)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

History, philosophy, kinds, degrees, and rules of evidence and its admissibility; judicial decisions. (CAN AJ 6) (A, CSU)

CRIM 4 - PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 4)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Procedural roles and responsibilities of the criminal justice system agencies with emphasis on legal directives to law enforcement agencies, based on constitutional and judicial interpretation. (A, CSU)

CRIM 5 - COMMUNITY RELATIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 5)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The professional image of the criminal justice system and its positive relationship with the public. (A, CSU, UC)

CRIM 6 - CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Administration of Justice 6)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The historical development, philosophy and practice of law and constitutional provisions; definitions and classifications of crime; legal research, study of case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force; and the concept of law on the correctional component of the justice system. (CAN AJ 4) (A, CSU)

CRIM 7 - CONCEPTS OF ENFORCEMENT SERVICES
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 7)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Exploration of theories, philosophies, and concepts related to the role expectations of the line enforcement officer. Emphasis is placed upon the patrol, traffic, and public service responsibilities and their relationship to the administration of justice system. Physical as well as psychological officer survival will be stressed. (A, CSU)

CRIM 8 - CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 8)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Criminal investigation as practiced in the administration of justice system. Preliminary and follow-up investigations; case documentation and preparation for court presentation. (CAN AJ 8) (A, CSU)

CRIM 11 - JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 11)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Theories of cause, prevention, and treatment of juvenile delinquency; practical relationships among theory, law, policy, and existing practice in delinquency; juvenile law, juvenile procedure, rights and responsibilities of juveniles; case studies. (A, CSU)

CRIM 12 - CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMUNICATIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours. (Formerly AJ 12)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Fundamentals of gathering and organizing data. Effective preparation of reports required by law within the criminal justice system and testifying in court. (A, CSU)

CRIM 13 - CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION: ITS LOGIC AND FALLACIES
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 13)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Critical study, analysis, and evaluation of landmark cases of the United States Supreme Court, and the logic and fallacies of the interpretive reasoning processes utilized by the justices in reaching their decisions. Emphasis on the protection of individual rights and privileges contained in the Bill of Rights and an understanding of the utility and value in all aspects of our lives of recognizing and using formal and informal critical thinking processes. (A, CSU-GE, UC)

CRIM 15 - INTRODUCTION TO POLICE ETHICS
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 15)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The philosophical and theoretical issues relating to frequent ethical violations throughout the criminal justice system. Structured to be a primer on morality, ethics, and human behavior. (A, CSU)

CRIM 16 - INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly AJ 16)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Philosophical, theoretical issues and analysis of the most recent research findings and their implications in relationship to victims of street crimes. Controversies surrounding victims and their relations with offenders, media, agencies, etc. (A, CSU)

CRIM 18 - CRIMINAL PERSONALITIES
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Focus on the physiological, cognitive, and social factors involved in crime and the development of criminal personalities. An examination of an offender's expectations, rationalizations, and justifications for his/her criminal behavior. Emphasis on modern concepts of criminal personalities including sociopaths, psychopaths, and criminal psychopaths. The role of corrections at the federal, state, and local levels. Treatment classifications and management of the criminal personality, including sociopaths and psychopaths, within institutional settings. (A, CSU)

CRIM 19 - VOCATIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
1-4 units, (Repeats = 3), (Formerly AJ 19)
PREREQUISITE: Must be enrolled in minimum of 7 units, including occupational work experience class, have a job directly related to the work experience class and either be majoring in the field or be enrolled in a course directly related to the job.

Supervised employment from 5 to 20 hours per week, and one hour in class per week. The amount of college credit earned by the student is dependent upon the number of hours of work during the semester as follows:

One unit for minimum of 75 hours;
Two units for minimum of 150 hours;
Three units for minimum of 225 hours;
Four units for total of 300 hours. (A, CSU)

CRIM 20 - INTRODUCTION TO CORRECTIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Designed to provide the student with an overview of the history and trends of adult and juvenile corrections including probation and parole. Focus on the legal issues, specific laws, and general operation of correctional institutions. The relationship between corrections and other components of the judicial system will also be examined. (A, CSU)

CRIM 21 - CORRECTIONAL REPORT WRITING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

An introduction to the practical aspects of gathering, organizing, and preparing written reports for correctional activities on local, state, and federal levels. Techniques of communicating facts, information, and ideas effectively in a simple, clear, and logical manner for various types of criminal justice systems reports, letters, memoranda, directives, and administrative reports. Students will gain practical experience in note taking, report writing, and presenting testimony in court. (A, CSU)

CRIM 23 - CORRECTIONAL INTERVIEWING AND COUNSELING
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

An overview of the techniques in counseling and interviewing available to practitioners in corrections. The use of appropriate techniques and theories in confidence building which may be used by the correctional employee in client interviews and counseling. For students planning to enter or already employed within the correctional science field. (A, CSU)

CRIM 24 - CONTROL AND SUPERVISION IN CORRECTIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

An overview of supervision of inmates in local, state, and federal correctional institutions. Issues of control in a continuum from institutional daily living through crisis situations. Emphasis on the role played by the offender and the correctional worker. Inmate subculture, violence, and the officers in a hostile prison environment. The causes and effects of abusive tactics. (A, CSU)

CRIM 25 - LEGAL ASPECTS OF CORRECTIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

The historical framework, concepts and precedents that guide correctional practice. The corrections environment, the civil rights of prisoners, and the responsibilities and liabilities of corrections officials. (A, CSU)

CRIM 36 - GANGS AND CORRECTIONS
3 units, 3 lecture hours
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 25 and 26 or English 53 or ESL 67 and 68 recommended.

Specialized knowledge relating to the correctional impact of gangs. The history of gangs and the issues associated with the development of gangs. Focus on the emergence of prison gangs following a series of changes within correctional systems. Review of the types of gangs and the criminal activities associated with the gang. Special emphasis on the prison gang and correctional issues including identification, intake, classification, communication, and treads. Psychological and sociological dynamics are explored. Institutional management and future trends. (A, CSU)

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