Bootsie Martinez R.

Residential Faculty - Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Studies

Office: SC 14 - Room: 15A

602-730-2730 (alt)

602-730-2730 (mobile)

Classes Taught

Fall 2021

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
21739
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

23772
Dobson Campus
Online (On Your Time)
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021

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 23772 Students may contact instructor at: elizabeth.martinez@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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
36899
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/21/2021 - 12/17/2021
Sa
9:00 AM - 11:40 AM

Class Started

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

21747
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
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
21760
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/21/2021 - 12/17/2021
Sa
12:10 PM - 2:50 PM

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
21758
Live Online
Live Online
Lecture
08/23/2021 - 12/17/2021
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. 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 elizabeth.c.martinez@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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