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CRJ 101 - Police Organization and Administration

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Administrative principles and practices which apply to law enforcement and public safety agencies, including the formulation of policy and procedures, rules and regulations, deployment, coordination of activity, and the enactment of procedural and tactical planning. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 105 - Foundations of the Justice System

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Students will be provided with basic knowledge of the philosophy, structure and processes utilized in the delivery of justice. This survey of justice will provide students with the necessary knowledge so they can understand and impact the system to enable it to best serve individual and/or societal needs. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 106 - Understanding Criminal Behavior

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Focuses on a branch of criminal justice dealing with criminal behavior in relation to legal principles and court cases. Practical aspects of assessment, management and treatment functions of the practitioner will be examined from both a clinical and a behavioral perspective. Students will explore theories, techniques and research methods associated with judicial settings and correctional institutions. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 110 - Introduction to Correction

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: A survey of the correctional field: origins, development, current status, and future prospects. The course is intended for students who would like to explore the field of corrections. The focus in on the current state of corrections, with enough background material to illuminate relevant contemporary events. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 111 - Probation and Parole I

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course focuses on two important components of the correctional system which are frequently used as alternatives to incarceration of offenders. Students are introduced to the historical development of these systems, as well as to their legal aspects and the theories governing probation and parole. This course gives particular emphasis to the impact of these systems in the Criminal Justice System. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 112 - Probation and Parole II

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. CRJ 110, CRJ 111, or CRJ 215 or permission of instructor or chairperson.

Description: This course reviews relevant issues in probation and parole systems which require in-depth analysis. Major problems are thoroughly examined and possible solutions are suggested. These areas cover a wide range of problems which have been in existence for long periods of time, and those which have developed as a result of the emergence of new technology or change in philosophy in the correctional discipline. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 113 - Community Based Corrections

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course assists students in understanding the principles and philosophy of alternatives to incarceration. The course focuses on the various correctional programs available to offenders which are designed to assist the individual to make a more realistic adjustment to normal community living following the commission of a criminal offense or delinquent act. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 201 - Criminal Investigation

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course examines the theories and practices of criminal investigation through each of the germane aspects, commencing with the discovery of a potential crime, through crime scene and evidence methodology, through the secondary investigative steps of examination, interview, interrogation and case preparation. Emphasis is placed on the utilization of evidence and testimony to prove both the elements of specific crimes and the identity of the specific criminal(s). SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 203 - Police and the Community

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: The importance of good police community relations is stressed, as well as the factors that go into the effort to achieve them. The course gives the student an in-depth review of the past and the present state of police community relations, as well as an assessment of what will be required in the future. The impact of politics, unionism, minorities and media relations on the police and the public they serve is analyzed. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 206 - Dispute Resolution (Mediation)

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course focuses on the differences between mediation, arbitration and fact finding, and how each of these processes is used on the Federal, state, and local level. A comparative study of dispute resolution centers throughout the United States, and how these centers are used as an alternative to the Criminal Justice System. The course will provide outlines for student participation in role playing dispute situations, and how the disputes are resolved, including the final agreement between the parties. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 207 - Criminal Justice Internship

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. Permission of Department required.

Description: This course offers a classroom seminar and assignment in various agencies within the Criminal Justice System, providing students with the opportunity to include an internship in their studies and to integrate classroom learning with practice before considering entering the criminal justice professions. Field experience will occur in Police, Sheriff, Probation, Correction, Parole, County Attorney, District Attorney, and related agencies at the local level. Students will become acquainted with the function, structure, staff and clientele of these Criminal Justice agencies. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 212 - Research in Crime and Security

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. At least nine credits of Criminal Justice and/or Private Security Administration.

Description: (Dual listed with PSA 241) This seminar type course offers the student an opportunity to examine specific issues, conflicts or controversies in one or more of the following discipline areas: law enforcement, loss prevention, the courts, and corrections. An interdisciplinary approach is stressed for a broader understanding. Each student is required to complete a research project under the direction of the instructor in the student's chosen area of examination. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 215 - Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: The organization, functions, and jurisdiction of juvenile agencies; the processing and detention of juveniles. A comprehensive study of the state law relating to youthful offenders. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 216 - Investigation Interviewing and Counseling

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This course examines the various functions of investigations conducted on offenders, preparation of reports for various agencies, interviewing techniques most applicable to the correctional client, and the various issues involved in the counseling of these specific types of clients. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 217 - Contemporary Issues in Corrections

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. CRJ 105 or CRJ 110 or permission of instructor or Department chairperson.

Description: An examination of the most relevant issues in corrections at this time. Correctional treatment, sentencing practices and impact on correctional policy, violence in prison, community based treatment of the offender, minority offenders and other issues are analyzed in depth. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 218 - International Criminal Justice Systems

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. Permission of instructor.

Description: This study tour will examine the criminal justice systems of foreign nations. Students will visit courts, penal institutions, assessment and treatment centers for both youthful and adult offenders. In addition, discussions with government officials and criminal justice practitioners are planned. Participants will have an opportunity to contrast and compare the criminal justice systems of these countries with that of the United States. Travel costs are extra. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Winterim

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 219 - Sentencing Alternatives and the Juvenile Delinquent

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001. CRJ 215.

Description: A seminar course that will focus on presenting functional sentencing alternatives for juvenile delinquents and persons in need of supervision (PINS). The course objectives will involve instruction supported by an active learning environment, including campus-based fieldwork. Students will participate in conflict resolution and mediation, teen court scenarios, diversion programs and a wide variety of other community based sentencing alternatives. Students, under faculty supervision, will have an opportunity to interface with agencies that provide alternative sentencing programs in Nassau County. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 220 - Women in the Criminal Justice System

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: This seminar will explore the various theoretical explanations underlying contemporary female criminality. The issues of female victimology, women as offenders & female practitioners in the criminal justice system will be examined. Problems within the various rehabilitative and punitive sentencing alternatives will be identified and analyzed. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 221 - Police Supervision and Public Relations

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: A seminar course on the administration of justice & community relationships. It utilizes the interdisciplinary activities & emphasizes the evaluation of police facilities at the community level. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 225 - Criminal Law

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Introduction to the origin and function of the substantive criminal law of New York State; review and analysis of the elements of major offenses at common law and under modern penal codes, and the available defenses; review and discussion of leading judicial interpretations of penal codes. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 226 - Criminal Procedure

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Devoted to the study of the criminal law administration as mandated by the Supreme Court of the United States through legal controls over police investigative procedures. Specifically, the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution and the New York criminal procedure law are discussed and analyzed through the case law. Special emphasis is placed on procedures involving arrests, searches and seizures, warrants and interrogation. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 227 - Constitutional Law

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: Introduces the student to the institutional aspects of the U.S. Constitutional system. Historically, the relationship between the Federal Constitution (the Bill of Rights and 14th Amendment) and the states is traced through a study of the decisions of the United States Supreme Court. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 228 - Law of Evidence

Prerequisites: Completion of RDG 001 and ENG 001.

Description: A brief analysis of the law of evidence for undergraduates which will be beneficial to police officers and students intending to enter the field of criminal justice and law. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice

CRJ 230 - Introduction to White Collar Crime

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of ENG 001 and RDG 001 / RDG 002 if required.

Description: This class focuses on the different types of white collar crime such as identity theft, antitrust violations, bank fraud, computer/Internet fraud, economic espionage, counterfeiting, embezzlement, money laundering, bribery, securities fraud among others. Secondary aspects include theories/explanations of white collar crime, enforcement, adjudication and criminal statutes. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Criminal Justice