1. Crime in America (3)
Not open to students majoring in criminology who have more than 60 units. Social justice and criminal law; state vs. accused; crime and criminals; police function; prosecution; correctional process; prevention.
2. Administration of Justice (3)
Purpose, function, and history of agencies dealing with administration of justice; survey of criminal procedures; organization of law enforcement agencies at federal, state, and local levels; organization and functions of courts; probation, parole, and pardons; penology and prison administration.
3. Introduction to Corrections (3)
History and philosophy of correctional practices. A basic course in the local, state, and federal judicial systems of jails, institutions, probation and parole.
4. Police Operations (3)
Open only to criminology majors. Basic theories, objectives, and activities of police patrol and field operations.
20. Criminal Law (3)
Introduction to the case method of studying criminal law, theory, concept, and philosophy of substantive law and criminal offenses; analysis of court decisions and opinions through case method.
21. Criminal Evidence (3)
Fundamental questions of evidence and theory of proof through analysis of court decisions and opinions by case method, code sections, judicial notice, burdens of proof presumptions and Inferences, competency, hearsay, privilege, relevance, documentary evidence, and the exclusionary rule.
73. Criminal Justice Communications (3)
The fundamentals of gathering and organizing data and writing reports in the criminal justice system, including victim services.
100. Criminology (3)
Theories of criminal behavior; sociological factors; organized crime; professional criminals; selected types of social deviants and criminal offenders.
102. Criminal Justice Organization and Management (3)
]Fundamentals of organization/management theory, principles, and processes relating to the operation and functioning of the criminal justice system, including victim services agencies.
104. Trends and Issues in Criminal Justice Management (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 102. Analysis of current criminal justice management programs and problems from the perspective at both the administrator and the line staff officer: integrating established scientific knowledge with practical experience in the various areas of criminal justice management.
108. Directed Policing (3; max total 15)
Open only to criminology majors. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor and sponsoring agency. Supervised field experience in police work for interpreting theories developed in parallel criminology courses. Purchase of uniform required. (Minimum of 6 field hours per unit.)
109. Comparative Police Systems (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 102. Study of selected police systems in other jurisdictions; examination of the organization; administration and operations of police agencies in the United States, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Asia.
111. Police Supervision (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 102. Analysis and evaluation at sound human relations and supervisory techniques as related to effective policy performance; discipline; motivation, problem handling, personnel policies; supervisory relationships; wages; grievances; morale and safety; instruction; training.
112. Professionalism in Criminal Justice (3)
Professionalism in criminal justice including formal and informal control, political activity, use of discretion, conflict of interest, rights of clients, and other current topics.
113. Criminalistics (3)
Open only to criminology majors. Advanced study of scientific crime investigation, identification, and detection methods.
117. Criminal Legal Process (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 2. Specific emphasis on the laws of arrest, search and seizure, interrogation and confession, procedure prior to and during trial, postconviction procedures, limitations on criminal prosecutions and juvenile proceedings.
118. Individual Rights in the Criminal Justice System (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 117. Examines specific issues relative to the rights of individuals in substantive design of our criminal justice system. Deals with the development and protection of rights; surveys common abuses in the criminal justice system and their causes.
119. Justice Law (3)
The history of juvenile law, the evolution of juvenile courts, and survey of current juvenile law and procedures.
120. Juvenile Delinquency (3)
The problem of juvenile delinquency; portrait of delinquency; causal factors; agencies of justice; treatment process; programs for control and prevention.
121. Delinquency Prevention (3)
An analysis of the role of the police, correctional agencies, the courts, group and community oriented programs of the prevention and control of juvenile delinquency.
126. Legal Rights of Women (3)
(See W S 126.) Legal rights of women: constitutional law, employment legislation, family law, property rights, criminal law, and women's legal rights in other countries.
128W. Interviewing and Reporting in Criminal Justice (3)
Instruction and supervised practice in fundamentals of writing. Practical assignments in the types of writing required of criminal justice practitioners, including police, investigative, pre-sentence, probation and correctional reports. Meets upper division writing skills requirement for graduation.
129. Detection of Deception (3)
Open only to criminology majors. Historical, physiological, psychological, and legal aspects of the analysis of detection of deception techniques; theory and practice of instrumental detection of deception and other interrogation aids; laboratory experiments in the use of the polygraph. (2 lecture, 3 lab hours)
133. Correctional Institutions (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 3. Examination of institutional philosophy, theory, function, and practice; historical and systems approach to incarceration; contemporary prison facilities; socio-psychological effects of incarceration; inmates and staff; institutional programs; parole; rights of the confined; institutional issues; future of corrections.
134. Correctional Counseling (3)
Not open to students with credit in Crim 145. An overview of counseling modalities and counseling techniques in criminal justice settings.
135. Issues and Trends in Community Corrections (3)
Examination of community-based corrections issues and trends; alternatives to incarceration; offender diversion; restitution; community treatment facilities; probation; parole.
136T. Topics in Criminology
(1-3; max total 12 if no topic repeated)
Analysis of selected areas of criminology; deviant behavior; institutional and non-institutional treatment; corrections; administration and management; law enforcement; criminalistics.
141. Alcohol, Drugs, and Criminality (3)
Drug and alcohol related criminal behavior and the response of the criminal justice system.
146. Small Groups in the Administration of Justice (4)
An examination of the theory and practice of small groups within the criminal justice setting. (3 lecture, 3 lab hours)
147. Individual Counseling Theories in the Administration of Justice
Prerequisite: Crim 134 (may be taken concurrently). Psych 10 recommended. Theories, techniques, and methods of counseling within the field of corrections.
153. Psychology of the Criminal (3)
Psychological bases of crime; motivation, alcoholism, economic and cultural pressures; forms of crime; criminal careers.
170. Research in Criminalogy (3)
Must be taken no later than the first semester of the student's junior year. Research methodology; use of library resources; preparation and handling of materials in criminology; written report required.
180. Internship in Law Enforcement
(1-12; max total 12)
Open only to criminology majors without law enforcement experience. Prerequisites: permission of instructor and sponsoring agency. Graduating criminology seniors have first priority; other students may receive priority status by permission of instructor. Relates the student's classroom studies with occupational and professional experiences. Weekly conference with field supervisor. Transfer students should be aware that 12-unit total must include units previously earned; check with departmental adviser. (Minimum of 3 field hours per unit.)
181. Internship in Corrections (1-12; max total 12)
Open only to criminology majors without correctional work experience. Prerequisites: permission of instructor and sponsoring agency. Graduating criminology seniors have first priority; other students may receive priority status by permission of instructor. Relates the student's classroom studies with occupational and professional experiences. Weekly conference with field supervisor. Transfer students should be aware that 12-unit total must include units previously earned; check with departmental adviser.
183. Counseling Practicum (3; max total 6)
Professional experience in individual and group counseling in a correctional or related agency. (Minimum of 6 supervised field hours.)
190. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
(See Course Numbering System.)
200. Research Methods in Criminology (3)
Prerequisite: graduate standing. Methods and techniques of research in criminology; research designs and models; statistical techniques; preparation and critique of a research paper.
201. History of Western Criminological Thought (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 100. An historical approach to criminological theory in Western civilization. Special treatment of the theoretical underpinnings of contemporary United States criminological thought. Detailed analysis of major 18th, 19th, and early 20th century Occidental thought.
202. Criminal Legal Process (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 117. Advanced study in criminal legal process. Analysis of contemporary legal issues from arrest to final disposition.
203. Criminal Justice Administration (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 102. A comprehensive assessment of the historical evolution of the criminal justice system, including current status and future growth organization/management theory and practice relating to criminal justice; individual research.
220. Seminar in Group Therapy in Criminal Justice Agencies (3)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. The theory and practice of group therapy in criminal justice agencies. Use of transactional analysis concepts in describing group interactions.
221. Seminar in Family Counseling in Criminal Justice Agencies (3)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. The theory and practice of family counseling in criminal justice agencies.
227. Seminar in Crime and Delinquency Prevention Programs (3)
Prerequisite: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. Policies and programs for prevention and control of delinquency and crime; evaluation of specific programs; principles of prevention and control.
252. Seminar in Criminal Justice Personnel Administration (3)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. The historical development of modern personnel theory and practice in criminal justice agencies; manpower, merit concepts, concepts of man and work, classification, training and compensation, collective bargaining, and organizational communication.
255. Seminar in Criminal Justice Labor Relations (3)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. The historical development of labor relations theory and practice in criminal justice agencies; legislation, court decisions, collective bargaining agreements, arbitration awards and fact-finding, and administrative law decisions.
270T. Problems in Criminology
(1-6; max total 12 if no topic repeated)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. Special problems in law enforcement or corrections; individual research in laboratory, library, or fieldwork; formal written reports. Weekly conference with instructor.
281. Supervised Professional Experience (1-6; max total 6)
Open only to criminology majors. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and selected agency. Supervised professional experience in law enforcement or correctional work.
290. Independent Study (1-3; max see reference)
See Academic Placement -- Independent Study.
292. Readings in Criminology (1-3; max total 3)
Prerequisites: permission of instructor and chair, Criminology Graduate Committee. Individually directed readings in an area of special concern to the student's graduate program; appropriate written reports and evaluation required, individual student conferences.
298. Directed Research (3)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. Directed evaluative research in applied criminological settings culminating in a research paper.
299. Thesis (2-4; max total 4)
Prerequisites: Crim 200, 201, 202, and 203. See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree.
(See Course Numbering System.)
302. Topics in Criminology (1-3)
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