CJ440 Internship in Crim Just

for U1Z 2007

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CJ 440 Internship in Criminal Justice


U1Z 2007 ML


Grove, Cloyd


Adjunct Instructor


Master of Human Services
Bachelor of Science Major=Sociology Minor=Psychology

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Semester Dates

March 19 - May 20, 2007

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM



Credit Hours




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Course Description:
This capstone course provides practical application through service with a criminal justice agency. Opportunities are available in both the public and private sectors. Variable credit: 3-6 PREREQUISITES: Permission of Department Chair. hours.

Educational Philosophy:

Instructor Grove's educational philosophy is based on using a variety of methods in learning, focusing on class interaction, lectures, reading, quizzes, group and individual work, class discussion, examinations, writing, and use of the internet and library resources.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Evaluate an agency in the criminal justice system by working in it
  2. Reflect on and assess the activities performed as a vocation
  3. Critique the job activities with classmates and/or instructor

Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:

Students will be required to complete all assignments; class attendance and participation are absolutely essential. Satisfactory participation in this class may prove difficult if you have not completed the required reading assignments. 
Students are expected to keep a journal of their work activities and to analyze the experiences in the context of classroom learning.  Internships should lead students further into the areas explored or at least be a worthwhile experience in a complementary career path. 
Successful students will:
1.  Complete the attachment documents in which you and the supervisor in the selected agency agree to your duties by both signing.
2.  Keep a journal of your internship.  Include in the journal your thoughts about the activities in which you participated.  This journal should be attached to your final paper.
3.  Maintain weekly contact with your instructor during the semester so that he can count you present for weekly attendance.  This contact may be by telephone, electronic, or in person.
4.  Meet with classmates, if you have any, and the instructor twice during the semester, or otherwise as directed, at the beginning and the end of the semester.
5.  At the completion of the internship, submit a four to five page paper to the instructor explaining how you applied the knowledge, skills and principles presented in the classroom setting, and how you felt about your experiences.  Attach your journal to the final paper. 
6.  Complete the required hours of participation 
8.  turn all internship evaluations to the instructor showing your performance in the internship


Student's will be required to maintain a daily ledger of activities, complete and present an agency evaluation  and critique.   1.  Complete the required number of hours; receive a positive supervisor letter.                    60%
2.  Meet weekly by e-mail, FAX, or telephone with your instructor.                                     15
3.  Submit a journal, which may be a compilation of weekly submissions to the instructor.     10
4.  Write a four to five page paper about the internship experience with journal attached.      15

                                                                                                                         Total:         100%

 A = 90 - 100%; B = 80 - 89%; C = 70 - 79%; D = 60 - 69%; F = Less than 59%.


Late Submission of Course Materials:

The instructor will not accept assignments late.  Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive a grade of “zero”. If students know they are going to miss it is their responsibility to submit the assignment prior to the due date.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

1. Instructor is not responsible for contacting absent students or providing items from missed classes.
2. Be prepared for youinternship assignment .  This means that you have your ledger and evaluation forms for each person supervising you during your internship.
3. No makeup exams will be given unless the student Students must make arrangements to take tests prior to the due date if they are not going to be present.
4. Computers make writing and revising much easier and more productive.  Students must recognize though that technology can also cause problems.  Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash.  Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology.  Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.

5. No late assignments are accepted for any reason.

 6. Attendance is taken at the beginning and end of class. You must be present at both to receive the participation points in full for the evening along with active participation in class discussions.

7. No extra credit is given.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Depends on student's schedeule

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

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. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87

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 "W".
  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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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. 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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