Bert Ouderkirk

Residential Faculty - Administration of Justice

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Administration of Justice Studies

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Classes Taught

Fall 2022

AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits
An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course unless noted.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28234
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022

Class Started

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28234 Students may contact instructor at: bert.ouderkirk@mesacc.edu

28229
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

AJS192 Serial Killers And Mass Murderers 3 Credits
The study of serial killers, mass murderers and their victims. Examines the history and frequency of these crimes, profiles the killers and their victims, explores theories of causation, and discusses the problems and techniques of investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35902
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

AJS215 Criminalistics: Physical Evidence 3 Credits
The scientific analysis and examination of physical evidence with emphasis on scientific investigation, recognition, collection, and preservation of evidence. Topics include fingerprints, shoe prints, tool marks, firearms identification, paint chips and arson. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28242
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Class Started

AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3 Credits
Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28241
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/22/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

Winter Intersession 2022

AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits
An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29560
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29560 Students may contact instructor at: bert.ouderkirk@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

AJS225 Criminology 3 Credits
Study of deviance, society's role in defining behavior; theories of criminality and the economic, social, and psychological impact of crime; relationships between statistics and crime trends. Examines crime victimization and the various types of crime and categories of offenders. Required in the AJS curriculum. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29561
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
12/19/2022 - 01/13/2023

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29561 Students may contact instructor at: bert.ouderkirk@mesacc.edu

Winter Intersession Classes

Spring 2023

AJS101 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 Credits
An introduction to crime and society's responses to it. Examines the nature and causes of crime, the criminal law, constitutional safeguards, and the organization and operation of the criminal justice system including the police, courts, jails, prisons, probation and parole departments, and community corrections agencies. Covers the history of the criminal justice system, terminology and career opportunities. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
General Education Designations: Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28192
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

28200
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28200 Students may contact instructor at: bert.ouderkirk@mesacc.edu

AJS192 Serial Killers And Mass Murderers 3 Credits
The study of serial killers, mass murderers and their victims. Examines the history and frequency of these crimes, profiles the killers and their victims, explores theories of causation, and discusses the problems and techniques of investigation, prosecution, punishment, and prevention. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33260
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

30919
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

AJS275 Criminal Investigation I 3 Credits
Introduction to the theory of criminal investigation. Examines crime scene procedures, case preparation, interviewing, and basic investigative techniques. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29996
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

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