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CJC 214P - Criminal Justice Administration Practicum

Credits: 3
1 Lecture Hours 100 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.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Outline the placement process and role of the intern.
  2. Describe the daily operations of the criminal justice agency through direct observation.
  3. Appraise the importance ethical behavior in a professional criminal justice agency.
  4. Compare and contrast the difference between the formal and informal organizational structure.
  5. Describe the importance of comprehensive report writing.
  6. Outline the discrepancies between theory and practice.
  7. Appraise the role of leadership in the criminal justice agency.
Listed Topics
  1. The placement process
  2. The preparation of a resume
  3. The role of the intern
  4. The objectives of the practicum
  5. Professional and ethical behavior in the workplace
  6. Overview of job descriptions in criminal justice agencies
  7. Qualifications for positions in criminal justice agencies
  8. Current job openings
Reference Materials
A contemporary text in the field.
Approved By: Murphy, Michael Date Approved: 01/06/2014

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