David Pulido

Residential Faculty - Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Studies

Classes Taught

Fall Flex Start 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
28227
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
Tu
7:10 PM - 9:50 PM

Class Started

28230
Online Course
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
10/17/2022 - 12/16/2022

Open

1 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.

Students may contact instructor at jordan.cote@mesacc.edu

AJS123 Ethics and the Administration of Justice 3 Credits
Introduces and explores ethical issues and the justice system. Focuses on ethics and the law, the police, courts and corrections. Reviews ethical theory, concepts and practices as they relate to administration of justice. Explores issues of how media/social media shape ethics. Encourages critical thinking and value decision making in criminal justice system situations. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30216
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/06/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

28236
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/07/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Closed

AJS258 Victimology and Crisis Management 3 Credits
Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course, unless otherwise indicated
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30051
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/07/2022 - 12/16/2022
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

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
28193
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

AJS109 Substantive Criminal Law 3 Credits
Covers philosophy of legal sanctions and historical development from the common law to modern American criminal law, classifications of crimes, elements of and parties to crimes, general definition of crimes, common defenses utilized. Includes specific offenses and the essential elements of each offense. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28198
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

AJS205 Effective Communication and Report Writing in Criminal Justice 3 Credits
Overview of effective communication for criminal justice agencies. Covers the communication process and flow. Written communication emphasized with report writing, including characteristics of reports and field notes, and the importance and uses of each. Form, style, and procedures for writing various reports, including elements of composition, required substance, proper and improper conclusions, and descriptions of persons and property. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29604
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

AJS212 Juvenile Justice Procedures 3 Credits
Examines the nature and extent of juvenile delinquency to the present. Including but not limited to the history, jurisdictions, terminology, procedures, and institutions of the juvenile justice system. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28204
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

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
28205
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

AJS258 Victimology and Crisis Management 3 Credits
Victimology, the criminal justice system, techniques of crisis intervention, and the importance of a multicultural and global perspective. Includes sexual assault, family violence, post-traumatic stress disorder, the role of substance abuse, effective coping skills, appropriate community resources and the responsiveness of the justice system. Prerequisites: None.
Course fees include online access to class materials including textbooks required to complete this course.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28213
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

30 of 30
Seats Available

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