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CJ 450 Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
McLendon, Jesse


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.
CourseCJ 440 Internship in Criminal Justice DNZ
SemesterS1J2005
FacultyMcLendon, Jesse
TitleSenior Adjunct Instructor
Degrees/CertificatesBS Criminal Justice, Park College 1988
BS Public Administration, Park College 1988
MPA Public Management, Park College 1993
Daytime Phone(816) 274 6044 Ex 334
Other Phone(816) 454 5844
E-MailJesse.McLendon@park.edu
Jess-McLendon@kc.rr.com
Semester DatesJanuary 10, 2005 to March 06, 2005
Class DaysTBA
Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
None


Course Description:
This course provides practical application through service with a criminal justice agency. Opportunities are available in both the public and private sectors. Pre-requisites: permission of department chairperson. Variable credit: 3-6 hours.

Learning Outcomes:
To provide students the opportunity to:
>  Experience a real world criminal justice setting;
>  Develop an understanding of job opportunities in criminal justice; and
>  Critically evaluate the criminal justice agency.

Course Assessment:
Students will be evaluated based on the written evaluation of the criminal justice agency internship supervisor and the end-of-course written evaluation by the student.

The student will artange the intership.

Obtain approval of the internship by the instructor.

Complete the time requirement.  For each one hour of college credit, the intern must work at least 45 clock hours.

Complete an end-of-course evaluation of the criminal justice agency and internship.

Complete a Park University internship evaluation form at the end of the semester.

Grading:
Same as Above

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

Plagiarism:
Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog">
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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