SRJC Course Outlines

11/20/2019 10:51:07 PMAJ 98 Course Outline as of Fall 2013

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AJ 98Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Administration of Justice
Last Reviewed:3/9/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Application to department and completion of AJ 21.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Special studies in Administration of Justice. Seminars or individual conferences by arrangement to provide for independent study and enriched academic experience on approved research topics.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Application to department and completion of AJ 21.
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of the project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair and Supervising Administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
1. Write performance objectives in a contractual
format describing academic research to be completed on an approved topic
in the subject of administration of justice.
2. Compile and analyze academic research based upon established
performance objectives.
3. Analyze and evaluate in a final paper the completed research on the
topic stated in the performance objectives contract.

Topics and Scope
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Topics will vary according to student needs. Student and instructor will
develop an individual study based on a written contract between the
student and a supervising faculty member of the department.  The contract
will include but not be limited to:
1. Definition, selection and exploration of topic.
2. Specialized subject area as approved by instructor.
3. Standard research methods for collection of data and research.
4. The final process for assessment and evaluation.

Assignments:
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Assignments will vary with instructor, type of project, and number of
units.
Typical assignments may include:
  1. Weekly progress report with oral, written and/or electronic summaries of completed research (can be done as homework).
  2. Note cards
  3. Outlines
  4. Research paper

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
50 - 65%
Research paper
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 30%
Projects graded on problem solving
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Organizational skills and progress reports


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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