Mark T. Yoshimura

Residential Faculty - Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice Studies

480-461-7341

Classes Taught

Fall 2019

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.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24079
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Class Ended

24126
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Notes: Class 24126 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: mark.yoshimura@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.
General Education Designations: Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24124
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Class Ended

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.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24097
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

AJS230 The Police Function 3 Credits
Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24098
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Class Ended

AJS282AA Service-Learning Experience in Administration of Justice Studies 1 Credits
Unpaid Service-Learning (SL) experience, completed with approved community partner.
Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26327
Dobson Campus
INST OFF
Lab
08/17/2019 - 12/13/2019

Class Ended

Spring 2020

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.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24887
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

13 of 34
Seats Available

24898
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020

Closed

Notes: Class 24898 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: mark.yoshimura@mesacc.edu

24888
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

5 of 34
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.
General Education Designations: Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24923
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/13/2020 - 05/08/2020
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

21 of 34
Seats Available

AJS230 The Police Function 3 Credits
Theories of procedures and methods of operations of public police with emphasis on discretionary powers available to the working police officer. Career opportunities and current trends in law enforcement presented. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24904
Dobson Campus
Lecture
01/14/2020 - 05/08/2020
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

11 of 34
Seats Available

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