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Tentative Semester Course Offerings
Course Offerings, Fall 2014 

In-class courses begin September 2, ONLINE begin September 1


BUSI 385 - Business Ethics                                    CRN-10928

Tuesday 9:00 pm - 11:45 pm:  Elston 335              Instructor: Paula Reardon

The purpose of this course is to enable students to reason about the role of ethics in business administration utilizing fundamental theories of ethics. Student will be encouraged to think deeply about the nature of business, the responsibilities of management, and how business and ethics can co-exist. Cases without easy answers that raise a range of problems facing managers will be used. Discussions will focus on developing a framework for analyzing the issues in moral terms, making a decision, and then developing a set of reasons for why the decision was justified. The course is designed to encourage students not only to foster integrity and responsible decision-making, but also to push students to take leadership roles in dealing with complex and difficult choices they will face in their careers. Students will address a range of themes in the class, including basic concepts in ethics, responsibilities to stakeholders, corporate culture, causes of ethical breakdown in organizations, managerial integrity, and personal values. Prerequisites: BUSI 200 or HOSP 205 or Permission of Instructor


CITA 325 - Systems Analysis and Design             CRN-11200

Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: STK 303               Instructor: Harrison Wertz

This course provides an overview of the system development life cycle. The course develops the ability to analyze an existing information system within an organization, to identify information requirements, and to specify the functions of a new system using the traditional approach to systems analysis and data modeling. Prerequisites: CITA 130 and Bachelor's level student


CITA 365 – Multimedia Publishing & Design        CRN-11076

Thursday, 6:00pm – 8:45pm:  STK 303                 Instructor: Robert Renda, Jr.

This course introduces students to producing a variety of print, graphic, and video materials that may be used for different types of media. Using current industry-standard software, the course covers basic animation techniques, digital video creation and editing, and graphic design. The techniques learned will be applied to various types of mediums, including but not limited to print,web, and digital video. Prerequisite: CITA 110 or CITA 130


CITA 405 – Project Management                          CRN-10984

Tuesday, 6:00pm – 8:45pm:  Elston 335               Instructor: Michael Izdebski

A comprehensive approach to project management tools and applications, this course emphasizes concepts, techniques, methods, principles, problems, and issues associated with project management. The course will examine the needs for more sophisticated and better project management. The course will focus on the changes in the computing environment including computer hardware, software, and networks, as well as the use of interdisciplinary and global work teams. Students who complete this course will be able to plan, schedule, budget, estimate, control, and monitor projects. In addition, they will also become familiar with resource allocation, resource loading, CPM, CMM, GANTT, and PERT. The use of project management software will be a major part of the course. Crosslisted with BUSI 405. Prerequisites: BUSI 200 and junior status


CJUS 320 - History of Law Enforcement               CRN-11047

Thursday, 9:00 am - 11:45: Elston 335                 Instructor: William DeBlock

The course focuses on the factors in history that led to the adoption and eventual acceptance of the current system components of law enforcement, courts and corrections. While not unique, the U.S. was one of the first to attempt to institute these social control mechanisms within the framework of a constitutional democracy guided by the "rule of law". These institutions have changed over time as they respond to a number of factors relating to modernization, and bureaucratization. At the same time, legal authority expanded and became more democratized to include protection of the less powerful from government power. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 330 - Treatment of Offenders                      CRN-11203

Monday, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: Elston 335                Instructor: Steven Krokoff

This course is an overview of the various protocols that are used in rehabilitation and counseling of criminal offenders who are incarcerated to residential facilities. Counseling, treatment, and intervention methods with juveniles and adults are included. The application of contemporary theory through the use of case studies is explored. The goal of the course is to prepare criminal justice practitioners who work with offenders on a regular basis. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and PSYC 100 and SOCI 100 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 340 - Criminal Courts and Justice                CRN-11204

Friday, 9:30 am - 12:15 pm: Elston 335                Instructor: Sara Martin

Federal, state and local criminal court systems are reviewed and analyzed through the cycle of the criminal justice system. This course examines the Constitutional principles of police power and a suspect's civil liberties. The roles of judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys, juries, defendants, and victims are explored. Defendant plea options are reviewed and the concept of mandatory sentencing is discussed. The results of acquittal, plea bargains, and guilty verdicts and post-trial sentencing options are examined. For guilty defendants the option of incarceration, community corrections, parole, and appeal form the basis of investigation and review. In addition, youthful offenders and their path in the juvenile justice system is described and critically reviewed. Prerequisities: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 or CJUS 150 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 345 - New York State Criminal Code            CRN-11338

Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: Elston 335             Instructor: Brendan Cox

The primary purpose of this course is to review and explain what the criminal statutes for the State of New York mean. In addition to the meanings of the criminal code for New York, the course highlights how one applies the code, and the differences among offenses. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 or CJUS 150 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 348 - Constitutional Law                              CRN-11095

Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: Elston 334              Instructor: Paul Rogan

This course compliments others with its focus on the development and application of procedural laws applicable to the administration of criminal justice in the United States with emphasis on the understanding of the 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution as they apply to police and prosecutors. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 365 - App of Tech in Criminal Justice          CRN-11097

Tuesday, 9:00 am - 11:45 am: Elston 423            Instructor: William Sprague

Course Description: Successful law enforcement today and in the future depends on an agency's ability to place high tech tools in the hands of highly skilled officers and criminal justice officials.   The effective use of technology in the field of criminal justice improves cost effectiveness, efficiency and safety of officers.  This course explores the history, development and practical use of technology by law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies today.  This course identifies some specific technologies and investigates the successes and limitations of each while researching future technologies that will soon be available to law enforcement.

Many criminal justice based computer programs will be a part of this course.  They include, but are not limited to: Spectrum Justice System (SJS), eJusticeNY, Crime Mapping System (CMS), and TRACView Accident Report Management software.


CJUS 380 - Internship                                          CRN-11098

                                                                             Instructor: Dr. P. DeAngelis

 *Interns must meet the first week of class on a date/time/location  to be announced by the Instructor.  This course will not meet weekly.  The schedule and requirements will be reviewed during the first meeting.

Course Description: This course provides an opportunity for the student to observe the criminal justice system in operation. The internship course requires students to complete a specific number of hours at an organization or agency that relates to criminal justice. Academic assignments include keeping a daily journal, submitting an approved resume, and completing a research paper. The research paper requires students to review scholarly research on a topic that relates to their internship, and discuss the relationship between the scholarly research and their internship experience. All assignments require students to apply academic knowledge to "real world" settings. Restrictions: Criminal Justice major is BS criminal justice program


CJUS 410 - Contemporary Issues in CJ               CRN-11252

Wednesday, 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm: Elston 335      Instructor: Paul Rogan

This course provides an in depth examination of the criminal justice system on one particular issue or on a selected short list of current issues. The primary goal of this course is to develop a specialized understanding of the criminal justice system's response to crime in today's society. The general theme of this course involves the inclusion of the delicate balance between community interests and individual rights that criminal justice decision making requires in contemporary society. Prerequisites: Students must have passed at least 21 credit hours of criminal justice course work at the 300 level or above and CJUS 310. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 430 - Capstone Seminar in CJ                    CRN-11139

Monday, 1:00 pm - 3:45 pm: Elston 335             Instructor: Rachel Seeber

Capstone Seminar in Criminal Justice: This is a capstone course for the integration of knowledge concerning the criminal justice system, criminal law, criminology, juvenile delinquency, law enforcement, corrections, administration, legal aspects, and research methods. Students are expected to research, discuss, and write exploratory papers on issues relevant to the criminal justice system. The seminar emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding criminal justice issues. Prerequisites: CJUS 310 and MATH 115 and students must have passed at least 21 credit hours of criminal justice course work at the 300 level or above. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


COMM 310 - Argumentation and Debate           CRN-11079 

Wednesday, 9:00 am - 11:45 pm: Elston 335   Instructor: Mary Jo Downey

This course is a natural extension of COMM 100. It focuses on the classical definitions of logic as they pertain to persuasion and argumentation, and reviews the semantics required for proper debate. (BC) Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 - AND - COMM 100, or DSNY 120 -or- BUSI 120


GOVT 150 - Civil Liberties                                CRN-11250

Tuesday, 12:00 pm - 3:45 pm: Elston 335       Instructor: Paul Rogan

This course examines the role of the judiciary in the American system of government as it relates to such issues as race, poverty, privacy, sex, religion, speech, press, assembly, and the rights of the accused under the Bill of Rights and the 14th and 15th Amendments. Prerequisite: None


HOSP 310 - Hospitality Human Resources II  CRN-11343

Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 8:45 pm: Elston 335   Instructor: Richard Golding

This course is designed to develop critical-thinking, analysis, decision-making, and management skills related to hospitality human resources management. The case study method, collaborative learning and hands-on projects are the primary vehicles for instruction. Prerequisites: HOSP 105 or HOSP 205 and HOSP 210, or permission of the instructor


HOSP 350 - Hospitality Law                            CRN-11344

Tuesday, 12:00 pm - 2:45: Elston  335           Instructor: Richard Golding

This course is designed to teach students to identify and understand the principles and concepts of laws affecting the hospitality industry. The focus is on prevention of liability and protection against accidents, attitudes, and incidents that could lead to lawsuits. Case study and discussion examine the applications of law to the hospitality industry. Group projects, research, and use of the Internet may be required. Prerequisite: Second-year status or permission of the instructor


Math 115 - Statistics                                      CRN-11199

Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 5:45: Elston 335             Instructor: Harrison Wertz

This course begins with a study of basic data analysis using various graphical and numerical descriptions and one- and two-variable statistics. Concepts of sampling and experimental design are introduced. Sampling distributions are followed by statistical inference including confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for population means and proportions, ending with an analysis of variance and Chi- square. Graphing calculators are employed to study realistic data sets. A TI-83, TI-83 plus, or TI-84 graphing calculator is required for this course.



ALL ONLINE CLASSES BEGIN September 1 – Textbooks can be purchased through the main Delhi bookstore online at, Campus Life, Campus Store


ANTH 300 - Survey of World Cultures ONLINE

                   CRN-10829                                        Instructor: David Van Aken

A survey of the major cultures of the world, this course emphasizes analysis and explanation of cultural differences, with the intent of facilitating a greater degree of ease in possible intercultural contact situations. (OWC) Prerequisites: Two social science courses


BUSI 310 – Strategic Management ONLINE        

                   CRN-10692                                        Instructor: Paula Reardon

Course Description: This course is developed around the managerial functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. Communications, motivation, leadership, and decision making are included. The course also investigates the nature, purpose, and function of management in organizations. Prerequisites: ACCT 115; ECON 100 or ECON 110


BUSI 343 – Individual Behavior in Organizations ONLINE                   

                   CRN-10491                                        Instructor: Paula Reardon

This course examines the concepts and constructs which form informal and formal theory related to the behavior of individuals and groups within organizations and organizational processes. Emphasis is on basic human processes, motivational theories, stress, group dynamics, power and leadership, organizational structure and change.


BUSI 360 - International Business Management ONLINE

                   CRN-10926                                        Instructor: John Nunes

This course provides students with a general overview of business management concepts on the international level. The global business environment, monetary system, and corporate management issues are explored. Prerequisites: ACCT 115 and ECON 100 or ECON 110       


CITA 475 – Management of Information Technology ONLINE            

                   CRN-10788 & CRN 10762                  Instructor: Bill Williams

Course Description: This course focuses on the relationships between the organization, management, and information technology (IT). Major themes include the strategic importance of IT and the need to align IT strategy with that of the business. Major areas of study are business and IT processes, IT infrastructure, and information systems acquisition, development, and operations. Prerequisite: Senior status or permission of the instructor


CJUS 345 - NY State Criminal Code ONLINE        

                   CRN-11088                                       Instructor: Patricia DeAngelis

The primary purpose of this course is to review and explain what the criminal statutes for the State of New York mean. In addition to the meanings of the criminal code for New York, the course highlights how one applies the code, and the differences among offenses. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 and GOVT 110 or CJUS 150 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 350 - Comparative Criminal Justice ONLINE

                  CRN-11048                                        Instructor: Patricia DeAngelis

This upper-level undergraduate course provides an in-depth comparative study of the criminal justice systems of selected focus nations. Students will learn about the development of the criminal justice processes of these countries and compare their approaches to policing, courts, and corrections (i.e. arrangements for crime prevention and law enforcement, legal settlement structures, and methods of dealing with convicted offenders). In addition, students will analyze pressing contemporary issues related to international crime and criminal justice. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 360 - Cybr Secr, Info Tech & Law Enforcement ONLINE

                  CRN-11339                                        Instructor: Giacomo Rivituso

Cyber Security, Information Technology, and Law Enforcement: This course explores how a "networked" world has produced new crimes and new responses, and investigates how information technology has become a tool, a target and a place of criminal activity and national secuity threats. Likewise, information technology is a mechanism of response. This course addresses: how emerging technologies challenge existing laws and criminal procedures, how the U.S. and other nation-states regulate criminal conduct across traditional geographic and political boundaries, and what reasonable expectations of privacy are in cyberspace. Special attention is given to how control is shifting from traditional mechanisms of law enforcement to new regulatory regimes, including technology. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 370 - Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice ONLINE

                  CRN-11096                                        Instructor: Steven Krokoff

This course is designed to provide you with an in-depth examination of drug use in American society. The course aims to develop a sociological, pharmacological and historical understanding of drug use. It explores a variety of theories and theoretical orientations that seek to explain both why people use drugs and how society responds to drug use in the population. Emphasis is placed on understanding the historical foundations and philosophical underpinnings of drug prohibition in America. The connection between drugs and crime is examined by focusing on the way drug use and drug policies affect criminal behavior and the criminal justice system. Likewise, it is important for the criminal justice professional to understand the laws pertaining to drug possession and drug sale at the state and federal levels. This includes criminal court, drug court and diversion programs. This course provides criminal justice professionals with a comprehensive background on drugs and their abuses, effects on crime rates, laws and legislation and treatment alternatives. Prerequisites: PSYC 100 or equivalent ,and SOCI 100 or equivalent, and CJUS 100 or equivalent. Restrictions: BS Criminal Justice majors only


CJUS 375 - Victimology ONLINE

                  CRN-11094                                        Instructor: Rachel Seeber

This course examines victimology. Victimology takes a social science perspective in the study of individuals who have been harmed by criminal acts. Topics include the nature of victimization, the sources of victimization data, the role of the victim in victimization and the impact of victimization on the criminal justice system. Prerequisites: CJUS 100 or equivalent Restrictions: BS Criminal justice majors only 


COMM 300 – Organizational Communication ONLINE                          

                   CRN-10533                                       Instructor: Paula Reardon

Course Description: This course is a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of organizational communication and effective public relations. This course is a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practices of organizational communication and effective public relations. Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 -AND-COMM 100 or DSNY 120 or BUSI 120


ENG 310 - Technical Writing ONLINE

                 CRN-11198                                        Instructor: Mary Jo Downey


                 CRN-11025                                        Instructor: Katherine Wenner

Technical Writing is designed to make students aware of the current writing expectations of employers in technical and industrial situations and to provide students with assignments and instruction to help them meet those expectations. The primary emphasis is on professionalism, understanding how your work reflects your potential for advancement, and achieving precision and conciseness in your work. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN ENGL 210 MAY NOT TAKE ENGL 310. Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or ENGL 200 & CITA 110 or CITA 130 or permission of instructor


GOVT 150 - Civil Liberties ONLINE

                 CRN-11090                                       Instructor: Paul Rogan


                 CRN-11296                                       Instructor: Scott Swayze

This course examines the role of the judiciary in the American system of government as it relates to such issues as race, poverty, privacy, sex, religion, speech, press, assembly, and the rights of the accused under the Bill of Rights and the 14th and 15th Amendments.


GOVT 300 – Public Policy  ONLINE                    

                   CRN-10830 & CRN 11042               Instructor: Kandi Terry

Course Description: This course is a study of the theories and practice of governmental decision making, and draws on examples of policy making from the local, state, and national levels. The pervasiveness of public policy decisions on individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit institutions will be stressed. The course will examine the causes and consequences of public sector decision making. It will use as case studies contemporary issues in social and technology policy, health care, and environmental regulation. Prerequisite: ECON 100 or ECON 110


HOSP 330 - Hospitality Strategic Marketing ONLINE

                  CRN-10395                                      Instructor: Tracey Caponera

This course is designed around a thorough analysis of employing marketing strategies to gain sustainable competitive advantages within the hospitality industry. Emphasis is placed on internal analysis, assessment of market structure, competitor evaluation, and strategic planning and implementation within a global hospitality market. Case studies are employed to evaluate current trends and assist in applying the theoretical class material to real-world applications. Prerequisite: BUSI 245 or BUSI 262 or HOSP 215


HOSP 470 – Hospitality Management Seminar ONLINE                      

                    CRN-11073                                    Instructor: Tracey Caponera

Course Description: An integrative summary course for senior baccalaureate degree students, this seminar provides an opportunity for students to inquire, research, and contribute as part of a student-oriented, group study program.  Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, shared inquiry, and management games.  Readings relevant to current topics in the industry are required and discussed.


LITR 310 – Great Writers-Frederick Douglass ONLINE                

                  CRN-10772                                      Instructor: Dr. Mary Jo Downey

Course Description:  This course examines the great writers in literature.  Each section will focus on only one writer and provide a comprehensive survey of the writer’s significant texts along with in-depth biographical and contextual information and an overview of important secondary critical material.  LITR 310 may be taken more than once for degree credit.  Prerequisites: ENGL 100 or 200 AND a literature class


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Dr. Patricia Deangelis
Criminal Justice Faculty and Adviser
319 Elston Hall

Paula Reardon
Business Faculty and Adviser
319 Elston Hall

Paul Rogan
Criminal Justice Faculty and Adviser
319 Elston Hall

Rick Golding
Hospitality Faculty and Adviser
319 Elston Hall

Elizabeth O'Reilly
319 Elston Hall

Justin Morgan
Assistant Director of Student Financial Services

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