CJ 440 Internship in Criminal Justice
S1D 2006 DAZ
Knox, Jeffrey R.
B.A. Political Science University of ArizonaM.Ed. Northern Arizona University
110 W. Congress 8th floor
Permission of the Department Chairperson
Textbook: No text required
Additional Resources: The instructor will provide additional resources as needed to enhance the internship experience.
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Educational Philosophy: Students are expected to use the internship opportunity to observe the practical application of concepts covered in the classroom in previous classes. Student internships provide a means to explore potential career paths. Students should keep a journal of their internship experience.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: 1. Locate a suitable internship agency within the local criminal justice system. 2. Complete a journal detailing the activities observed/performed at the agency site on a daily basis. 3. Maintain regular, weekly contact with the instructor. 4. Complete a reaction paper (APA style) at the conclusion of the internship and submit at the final class session. 5. Complete the required number of hours at the agency in the alloted time frame and provide verification from the agency to the instructor by the last class meeting. 135 hours for 3 units. 270 hours for 6 units. 6. Provide a written report from your supervisor at the agency indicating duties performed or activities observed and any other pertinent information that would aid the instructor in the evaluation of your internship experience.
Complete required hours (verification from agency with supervisor summary of activities) ........60%
Student Journal detailing internship activities.........10%
Reaction Paper about the internship.....................25%
Contact with instructor and class attendance as required..................................5%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Failure to maintain contact with the instructor will affect the student's grade. Students should inquire regarding mandatory meetings and be present. Late assignments (Journal and Reaction Paper) will result in grade penalty.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students should be present in class as required and be prepared to participate. Students should dress and maintain a professional attitude while at internship sites at all times and represent Park University in a professional manner.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: The Journal, Reaction paper, agency verification of hours and supervisor summary are required at the last class meeting. If this class is taken with a group, the final semester meeting day will be used to present a summary of your internship experience to the class.
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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Last Updated:10/23/2006 1:01:35 PM