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1. Division:

**CTE - School of Career and Technical Education

2. Subject Code:


3. Course Number:


4. Course Title:


5. Discipline:  


6.  Semester of First Offering:    





1. Program Information:  

In an approved program.  

Part of a new program.

Not part of an approved program.  

If you selected the first or second option above, you must provide local program TOPS code information:

   Program title - TOPS Code:  

*Administration of Justice- 210500


2. SAM Code:

A   Apprenticeship course      

B   Advanced occupational

C   Clearly occupational

D   Possibly occupational

E   Non-occupational

F   Clearly academic

G   General academic

H   General education

I    Skill development

X   Other





General Education Information:  

1.  College Associate Degree GE Applicability:    

2.  CSU GE Applicability (Recommended-requires CSU approval):

3.  IGETC Applicability (Recommended-requires CSU/UC approval):  

4. CAN:  






Articulation Information:  (Required for Transferable courses only)



CSU Transferable.  

UC Transferable.

CSU/UC major requirement.  


If CSU/UC major requirement, list campus and major.




List one community college and it’s comparable course.  If requesting CSU and/or UC transferability also list a CSU/UC campus and comparable lower division course.







Please consider the identified concerns below:

1. Library: Please identify the implications to the library  

2. Computer Support Services: Please identify the implications to Computer Support Services: 

3. TLC Lab : What are the implications to the TLC lab of this course being offered?





1.  Maximum Class Size (recommended):                 

2.  If recommended class size is not standard, then provide rationale:





Department Planning:

Explain how this course meets the goals of the department and/or fits into the overall curriculum and program(s) of this department.


1.  Facilities:

Briefly describe teaching facilities needed including classroom, lab, multi-media, etc.  Include detailed information on any new facilities that this course will require.


2.  Equipment:

     List new equipment, teaching aids, etc., that will be required for this course.  Estimate costs and provide information on funding sources.


3.  Expendable Supplies:

Will additional funding sources be needed to provide supplies for this course?





General Course Information


1. Units: 1.0                 Variable units n/a


(*Units of credit are based on: 1 unit of credit per one hour of lecture (plus 2 hours of outside class independent study); 1 unit of credit per three hours of activity or lab.)

2. This Course is:

Associate Degree Applicable


3.  Cross-List:



Course Format and Duration


4. Standard Term Hrs per Wk


5. Short Term Total Hrs
















By Arrangement:



By Arrangement:


Total Hrs per Wk



Total Hrs



6. Number of weeks:

Course will be typically offered for   17    weeks.



7. Open Entry/Open Exit:

Yes          No



Methods of Instruction


8. Check all instructional methods used to present course content.



Discussion Seminar

Distance Ed (requires supplemental form)


Work Experience

Directed Study







Course Preparation – (Supplemental forms required)


9a. Prerequisite(s): (Course and/or other preparation/experience that is REQUIRED to be completed previous to enrollment in this course.)



9b. Co-requisite(s):  (Courses and/or other preparation that is REQUIRED to be taken concurrently with this course.)


9c. Recommended: (Minimum preparation RECOMMENDED in order to be successful in this course.  Also known as “Course Advisory”.)




Catalog Description And Other Catalog Information


8. Repeatability:

Not Repeatable

Please Note: 8. (Repeatability) does not refer to repeating courses because of substandard grades or a lapse of time since the student took the course. A course may be repeated only if the course content differs each time it is offered and the student who repeats it is gaining an expanded educational experience as stipulated in Title V.


Skills or proficiencies are enhanced by supervised repetition and practice within class periods.

Active participatory experience in individual study or group assignments is the basic means by which learning objectives are attained.

Course content differs each time it is offered.


Explanation for above repeatability selection:


9a. Catalog Description:

The role and responsibility of the campus law enforcement officer, laws and liability, tactical awareness in the educational environment, campus/community problem solving, mediation/conflict resolution, standardized emergency management/incident command systems and dynamics of student behavior. Course meets Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) requirements for campus law enforcement officer, but does not meet the Administration of Justice certificate of achievement requirements. Short term class. Total of 32 hours lecture.

9b. Class Schedule Description: (One or two sentences describing course content for the prospective student.  Does not require as much detail as the Catalog description.)


9c. Grading Option:

GR - Credit course taken for letter grade only

10. Student Learning Outcomes:



Course Outline Information


11. Student Performance Objectives: (Objectives for all credit courses must indicate that students will learn critical thinking and will be able to apply concepts at college level.  Objectives must be related to items listed in Section 11 & 12.)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to....

1. Understand the history and development of campus law enforcement and campus law enforcement officer's legal authority both on and off duty.

2. Cite campus law enforcement officer's responsibilities in the education environment and structure and organization of schools relevant to campus personnel, ancillary and constituent groups.

3. Explain the circumstances under which searches and seizures are made in the educational environment.

4. Recognize the occurrence of campus violations, names of crimes and classifications, and incidences which require a report to be filed.

5. Define the concept of In Loco Parentis, Parens Patria, the student discipline process and privacy issues as they relate to student records.

6. Outline the role of various stakeholders in the legal process and liability issues, on and off campus, inherent in the school environment.

7. Identify unique circumstances existing in the school environment relating to potential of dangerous situations, visitor control, crime scene management on and around school campus.

8. Apply skills and techniques for crowd management and control, handling potentially dangerous situations and interview and interrogation of minors.

9. Recite the importance and techniques for utilizing campus/community problem solving models and problem solving concepts to a variety of situations in the school environment.

10. Comprehend the importance and communication techniques for utilizing mediation/conflict resolution skills to defuse/resolve conflict and obtain voluntary compliance.

11. Define school district's responsibilities for managing disasters/emergencies, providing mutual aid and responding to medical emergency and emotional crisis situations encountered on campus.

12. Recognize student behavior relating to a safe school environment; gang culture and/or clique structure dynamics, mental health issues/problems, personality disorders.

13. Comprehend avenues of student referral and specific education process relating to discipline of special education students.


12. Course Content Outline: (Provides a comprehensive, sequential outline of the course content, including all major subject matter and the specific body of knowledge covered.)

1. Role and Responsibility of Campus Law Enforcement
A. History and Development of Campus Law Enforcement
B. Right to Safe Schools - California Constitution Article I, Section 28(c)
C. Legal Authority
D. Responsibility in Learning Environment
E. Structure and Organization of Schools
F. Intra/Inter Relations with Constituent Groups

2. Laws and Liability
A. Search and Seizure
B. Conduct on Campus
C. Crimes Against Persons
D. Crime Against Property
E. Weapons
F. Mandatory Reporting
G. Liability
H. Student Records

3. Tactical Awareness in the Educational Environment
A. Weapons on Campus - Responses
B. Trespasser(s)
C. Disturbances
D. Crowd and Event Management
E. Crime Scenes
F. Interview and Interrogation on Campus

4. Campus/Community Oriented Policing and Problem Solving
A. History and Development of Community Problem Solving
B. Practical Exercises - Include Both K-12 and Community College Models
C. Critiquing Previous Models - Includes Both K- 12 and Community College Models

5. Mediation/Conflict Resolution
A. Communication Skills
B. Mediation Model
C. Practical Exercises
D. Critiquing Mediation Model

6. Disasters and Emergency Crisis

7. Dynamics of Student Behavior
A. Mental Health and Development (Adolescent)
B. Referral Agencies
C. Dynamics of the Gang


13. Methods of Evaluating Student Achievement: (All courses must provide for measurement of student performance in terms of stated student performance objects, Area 10, and culminate in a formal recorded grade based on uniform standards.  Submit at least 2 examples.)


14. Typical Assignments: (Credit courses require two hours of independent work outside of class per unit of credit for each lecture hour. List types of assignments, including library assignments.)


a. Reading Assignments: (Submit at least 2 examples)


b. Writing, Problem Solving or Performance: (Submit at least 2 examples)


c. Other (Terms projects, research papers, portfolios, etc.)


15. Required Materials:

a. All Textbooks, resources and other materials used in this course are:

  College Level

  Primary College Level

  Not Primary College Level

b. EXAMPLES of typical college-level textbooks (for degree-applicable courses) or other print materials.

Book 1:







Date of Publication:




Book 2:







Date of Publication:




Book 3:







Date of Publication:




Book 4:







Date of Publication:




Book 5:







Date of Publication:




d. Other materials and/or supplies required of students: