2019-2020 CURRENT Catalog 
    Jul 13, 2020  
2019-2020 CURRENT Catalog

CRJU-271 Practicum in Criminal Justice

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0; Pre-requisite: 15 credits of CRJU or CORR courses with a minimum grade of 2.0 and the permission of the coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program.
This course includes 150 hours of supervised work experience and observation in a criminal justice agency and bi-monthly seminars that provide the student with the opportunity to gain a practical understanding of the role of the criminal justice processes in a planned program. The Program Coordinator secures the initial placement sites for student interns. The agency has the final right to screen accept reject and/or terminate student participants. Students enrolled in this course are expected to follow the accepted code of ethics of the profession and adhere to policies of the placement agency.

Course Outcomes
1. Demonstrate a clearer understanding of actual agency practices and philosophy 2. Obtain a variety of practical experiences specifically related to the Criminal Justice system 3. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in both oral and written forms particularly within the Criminal Justice system 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the specific nature of the tasks related to Criminal Justice employment 5. Demonstrate knowledge of the relationship among the components of the total Criminal Justice system