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Justice & Legal Studies course offerings

Spring Semester 2020

JUST

  • A110 *Introduction to Justice 3 Credits

    *Introduction to Justice

    Survey of philosophies, functions and methods of social control with emphasis on role of law and those involved in its administration--police, courts, and correction organizations. Includes study of history, organization, processes, and problems related to law and justice agencies in a heterogeneous, democratic society. Special Note: This course is a prerequisite to most Justice courses.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31439 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 211 Augustyn, Rita January 13 - May 2 44
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31440 201 Chamard, Sharon January 13 - May 2 30
  • A200 Intro to Rsrch Methods in Just 3 Credits

    Intro to Rsrch Methods in Just

    Introduces social science research methods used in justice studies, including explication of the scientific method, experimental and quasi-experimental designs, sampling, data collection methods, and analytical strategies.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31441 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 110 Johnson, Ingrid January 13 - May 2 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A201 Justice Data Analysis 3 Credits

    Justice Data Analysis

    Introduces students to descriptive statistical analysis and presentation of crime and justice data. Topics include measures of central tendency, dispersion, hypothesis testing and statistical significance. Data presentations focus on the production and interpretation of tables and graphs to impact justice policy and practice. Registration Restrictions: If the prerequisite is not satisfied, an approved UAA placement test score is required.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31442 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 216 Payne, Troy January 13 - May 2 9
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A211 Intro to Restorative Justice 3 Credits

    Intro to Restorative Justice

    Introduces the development of community and government responses to crime that encourage healing, accountability, competency, and citizen involvement while holding offenders and communities accountable. Includes theoretical and cultural roots, as well as an overview of restorative justice practices in the U.S. criminal system.

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A221 Justice Org & Management 3 Credits

    Justice Org & Management

    Survey of organization and management of police, court, correctional and legal operations, agency roles, goals, structural arrangements and administrative practices; applicability of theory and research; techniques and instruments of organization and management; and principles of change.

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A251 *Crime & Delinquency 3 Credits

    *Crime & Delinquency

    Presents theoretical perspectives on the causes, consequences, and control of crime and delinquency. Surveys the major theoretical perspectives in the study of crime and delinquency with special attention to the application of empirical research methods to important theoretical issues. Crosslisted with SOC A251

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31443 051 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM ESH 209 Lee, Yeungjeom January 13 - May 2 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A330 *Justice & Society 3 Credits

    *Justice & Society

    The evolutionary influence of ideology, technology and social interests on the justice system. The dynamic impact of long-term emerging concepts such as 'equality' and 'privacy' will be viewed against the background of requirements of political and economic organization.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31444 001 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 210C Barnes, Allan January 13 - May 2 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A334 Police & Society 3 Credits

    Police & Society

    Provides a foundation in American policing. Examines the history, social organization, institutional contradictions and contemporary challenges of the police in the United States. Special emphasis given to the use of empirical research methods to advance our understanding of policing.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37074 201 Chamard, Sharon January 13 - May 2 0
  • A360 Justice Theory & Policy 3 Credits

    Justice Theory & Policy

    Critiques the essential theories underlying the operation of the justice system and analyzes contemporary policies within the framework of justice theory and policy. Analyzes the influence of politics and ideology on the operation of the justice system and evaluates the role of social science research evidence in formulating evidence-based justice policy.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31446 201 Everett, Ronald January 13 - May 2 2
  • A365 Comparative Justice Systems 3 Credits

    Comparative Justice Systems

    Compares and contrasts global justice systems and examines international problems related to crime and justice.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31447 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 210C Barnes, Allan January 13 - May 2 15
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A366 Substance Use & Crime 3 Credits

    Substance Use & Crime

    Introduces the psychopharmacology, physiological effects and schedule classification for substance of abuse. Reviews data estimating extent of use, abuse and related consequences. Provides a critical analysis of the connection between crime and substance use. Differentiates between policy responses to substance use and abuse including prevention, treatment, enforcement and harm reduction. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31448 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 219 Lee, Yeungjeom January 13 - May 2 6
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A371 Cinematic Images of Justice 3 Credits

    Cinematic Images of Justice

    Visual survey of how the cinema has portrayed the criminal justice system. Special attention devoted to discrepancies between scientific research findings and popular stereotypes portrayed by the media. Attention given to each component of the criminal justice system. Impact of fictionalized events and justice system action/ reaction will be juxtaposed with the reality of the justice system. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37075 001 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM PSB 148 Barnes, Allan January 13 - May 2 6
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A374 The Courts 3 Credits

    The Courts

    Examines the basic components of the U.S. courts with particular emphasis on case processing through the court system and the roles of court actors. Covers the history as well as the current structure and function of the court system and assesses the gap between the ideals and the realities of court processes and practices. Registration Restrictions: Junior or Senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31449 001 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 148 Henderson, Robert January 13 - May 2 3
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A384 Contemporary Corrections 3 Credits

    Contemporary Corrections

    Reviews current theory, research and policy in the field of corrections and evaluates the operation of correctional policies using evidence-based standards of effectiveness. Issues analyzed range from examining contemporary explanations of American punishment policies to evaluating treatment and rehabilitation programs.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31450 201 Everett, Ronald January 13 - May 2 4
  • A444 Terrorism 3 Credits

    Terrorism

    Examines contemporary and historical terrorist ideology, organization and tactics including international and domestic groups. Focuses on the balance of prevention, security and liberty. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37076 001 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 210C Barnes, Allan January 13 - May 2 9
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A445 Probation, Parole & Comm Corr 3 Credits

    Probation, Parole & Comm Corr

    Covers the history and development of probation and parole, including notions of rehabilitation, reentry and reintegration. Investigates evidence-based standards, and numerous and diverse types of supervision, treatment, control, restoration and supportive programs for criminal offenders within the community.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31453 001 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM SMH 104 Augustyn, Rita January 13 - May 2 14
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A490 Contemp Justice Issues 1 - 6 Credits

    Contemp Justice Issues

    A variable topics course which addresses current issues. Topics of national interest as well as those peculiar to Alaska will be included. Special Note: May be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle. Registration Restrictions: Junior standing.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37077 001 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM PSB 219 Everett, Ronald January 13 - May 2 17
    View detailed information for CRN:37078 002 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 210C Johnson, Ingrid January 13 - May 2 13
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A495 Internship 1 - 6 Credits

    Internship

    Specially arranged field experiences for advanced justice majors and paralegal certificate students. Designed to expand knowledge and skills through supervised placements in justice, law and governmental settings. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Approval by internship coordinator.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37079 001 - ARR ARR Myrstol, Bradley January 13 - May 2 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

LEGL

  • A101 *Introduction to Law 3 Credits

    *Introduction to Law

    Introduces legal processes in a democratic society. Emphasis on legal terminology, federal and state court systems, and judicial decision making. Introduction to basic concepts of contracts, property, torts, criminal law, family law, alternate dispute resolution and administrative law. Includes skills for conducting basic legal analysis.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37080 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM RH 211 Henderson, Robert January 13 - May 2 36
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31459 201 Brandeis, Jason January 13 - May 2 18
  • A215 Legal Ethics 3 Credits

    Legal Ethics

    Studies legal ethics and the non-lawyer professional's role in a law office, corporate or public interest legal department, or government agency. Explores nature, scope and ethics of legal practice and the relationship of non-lawyer staff to lawyers, clients, the court system and the public. Emphasizes legal practice in Alaska and the rules governing the unauthorized practice of law. Introduces foundational practice skills and principles of legal research and writing. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31460 201 Periman, Deborah January 13 - May 2 4
  • A315 Development of Law 3 Credits

    Development of Law

    Examines the philosophy and development of law in the United States from colonial times to the present. Explores American constitutional history and the role of the courts, the legislature and the executive branch in the lawmaking process. Analyzes legal developments as they relate to changing economic, political, social and intellectual trends. Registration Restrictions: Completion of Written Communication Skills GER for baccalaureate degrees with a minimum grade of D.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37081 001 TR 5:30PM - 6:45PM PSB 210C Brandeis, Jason January 13 - May 2 6
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A352 Criminal Law & Procedure 3 Credits

    Criminal Law & Procedure

    Examines elements and functions of substantive criminal law together with constitutional, statutory and rules-based limits on law enforcement in the United States. Includes federal and state law of crimes, defenses, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, identification, arrests and charging, right to counsel, right to jury, sentencing, and double jeopardy. Registration Restrictions: LEGL A215 recommended.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37082 001 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM PSB 216 Henderson, Robert January 13 - May 2 15
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A356 Legal Research & Writing 3 Credits

    Legal Research & Writing

    Explores techniques of legal research, analysis and writing. Includes legal citation; researching judicial, statutory, regulatory, and secondary sources; research databases; fact pattern analysis; and technical rules of legal writing. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31462 201 Periman, Deborah January 13 - May 2 4
  • A362 Contracts, Debt & Ownership 3 Credits

    Contracts, Debt & Ownership

    Examines fundamental principles of contract law, property ownership, debt formation and collection. Includes Uniform Commercial Code and Bankruptcy. Legal ethics, practice in Alaska and development of professional skills are emphasized. Legal specialty course.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37083 001 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM PSB 210C Brandeis, Jason January 13 - May 2 17
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A367 Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac 3 Credits

    Civil Proc & Pretrial Prac

    Introduces procedural concepts of civil litigation and pretrial practice. Covers the rules of pleading and process, discovery, and motion practice. Reviews concepts of jurisdiction, venue, parties, statutes of limitation, and res judicata, and the ethical duties of competence and diligence. Emphasizes applied professional skills and practice in Alaska. Legal specialty course.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31463 001 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM PSB 219 Knudsen, Kristin January 13 - May 2 13
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A377 Evidence, Investigation & Disc 3 Credits

    Evidence, Investigation & Disc

    Examines state and federal rules of evidence; sources and scope of privileges; techniques, ethics, and management of case investigation; and discovery processes and problems. Emphasizes professional skills development, Alaska law, and electronic discovery. Legal specialty course. Registration Restrictions: Prior completion of LEGL A367 is recommended.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31464 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 210C Henderson, Robert January 13 - May 2 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A398 Individual Research 1 - 6 Credits

    Individual Research

    Explores the application of research skills to a problem in the law. May involve research assistance on a faculty research project or independent study. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May not repeat or replace material in an existing legal studies course. Registration Restrictions: Faculty approval

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:38324 001 - ARR ARR Fortson, Hardy January 13 - May 2 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A413 Communications Law 3 Credits

    Communications Law

    Legal rights, privileges, and regulations of press, radio, television, Internet and films; libel, contempt, copyright, rights of privacy; decisions of regulatory bodies. Crosslisted with JPC A413.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37084 051 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM PSB 216 Blatchford, Edgar January 13 - May 2 4
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A443 *Civil Liberties 3 Credits

    *Civil Liberties

    Examines civil liberties in the United States with emphasis on the First Amendment, discrimination, the right to privacy and criminal justice. Focuses on Supreme Court cases and literature and considers various influences on legal analysis and judicial decision-making. Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior or senior standing

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31467 001 W 5:30PM - 8:15PM PSB 210C Brandeis, Jason January 13 - May 2 17
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A485 *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights 3 Credits

    *Tribal Courts & AK Ntv Rights

    Explores history and nature of Alaska Natives' legal relationship with state and federal governments, issues of tribal sovereignty in the United States, and Alaska Native self-government. Studies the history and impact of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and the operation of tribal courts in the United States with emphasis on tribal courts in Alaska. Registration Restrictions: Completion of all GER Tier 1 (basic college-level skills) courses and junior or senior standing

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37085 001 R 5:30PM - 8:15PM PSB 216 Fortson, Hardy January 13 - May 2 6
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    View detailed information for CRN:37086 201 Fortson, Hardy January 13 - May 2 1
  • A487 Trial & Adv Litigation Process 3 Credits

    Trial & Adv Litigation Process

    Addresses advanced litigation processes and trial support. Includes alternative dispute resolution processes, case management systems, pretrial orders, pleadings, exhibit and witness lists, pretrial motions, jury instructions and selection, judgments and orders, and notices of appeal. Emphasizes practice in Alaska and development of professional skills. Legal specialty course.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31470 001 T 8:30AM - 11:15AM ESH 212 Fortson, Hardy January 13 - May 2 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A489 Legal Studies Senior Seminar 3 Credits

    Legal Studies Senior Seminar

    Analyzes advanced legal concepts and the role of the nonlawyer in administrative law, business organizations, contract law, torts and workers' compensation, estate planning and probate, and property law. Emphasizes applied paraprofessional skills in legal research, fact analysis, and drafting legal documents. Legal specialty course. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31471 001 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM RH 218 Fortson, Hardy January 13 - May 2 7
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A495 Legal Studies Internship 3 - 6 Credits

    Legal Studies Internship

    Specially arranged field experiences for advanced Legal Studies students. Designed to expand knowledge and skills through supervised placements in law-related work settings. Emphasizes professional skills development. Legal specialty course. Special Note: May be repeated for maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Internship coordinator approval; for students in public defender or public prosecutor placements, LEGL A352 with a minimum grade of C is recommended

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:37087 002 - ARR ARR Periman, Deborah January 13 - May 2 5
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

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