CJC 214P - Criminal Justice Administration Practicum
1 Lecture Hours 2 Practicum Hours
Prerequisites: Criminal Justice/Corrections Major with at least 45 credits or permission of the instructor.
This course is designed to provide the student with practical experience in a criminal justice project/agency.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Outline the placement process and role of the intern.
- Describe the daily operations of the criminal justice agency through direct observation.
- Appraise the importance ethical behavior in a professional criminal justice agency.
- Compare and contrast the difference between the formal and informal organizational structure.
- Describe the importance of comprehensive report writing.
- Outline the discrepancies between theory and practice.
- Appraise the role of leadership in the criminal justice agency.
- The placement process
- The preparation of a resume
- The role of the intern
- The objectives of the practicum
- Professional and ethical behavior in the workplace
- Overview of job descriptions in criminal justice agencies
- Qualifications for positions in criminal justice agencies
- Current job openings
A contemporary text in the field.
Approved By: Murphy, Michael Date Approved: 01/06/2014
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