An activity designed to enhance both the theoretical and educational concepts learned in the practical work experience gained by working 90 hours during a semester in an approved criminal justice agency. This course is also designed to assist you in your career exploration. You are required to find the right agency in which to do your internship. To get the most out of this course you should be working in an agency and in a position that best represents your career goal. Papers and assignments will be completed on the work experinces and their educational value.
Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of CRJ 101,CRJ 103, CRJ 104, and CRJ 204, or permission of instructor.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
Service Project (CRJ 121-CC1, CC2):
Students in this course have a wide variety of service-learning internship options, including the PAC-TAC neighborhood watch program, Drug Court, Teen Court, District Attorney's Office and much more. The complete list of placements is available in the Law and Criminal Justice Department. Service-Learning placements are listed in Red. Contact the Center for Service-Learning at 262-1713 to see if your internship meets service-learning criteria. (90 hours - Option) S-11
The inter-relationship of community values and ethical conduct in the administration of justice is explored. Through interaction and study, the student will become aware of how community and professional expectations can affect role performance. Open communication and accountability within and without the justice process will be stressed. (It is strongly suggested that students register for this course during their final semester before graduation.) Three class hours.
Prerequisite(s): CRJ 101, CRJ 103, CRJ 104, CRJ 121, CRJ 204, CRJ 222, or permission of instructor.
Co-requisite(s): CRJ 121 or CRJ 222.
Course Offered Fall and Spring
Service Project (CRJ 211-CC1, CC2, CC4):
Students will have the opportunity to collaborate with the Youth for Christ association to provide after school workshops focusing on various safety issues, crime prevention strategies, and community value development. (20 hours - Option) S-11
An activity designed to enhance the Criminal Justice student's theoretical and educational concepts with practical work experience gained by working 135 hours during a semester with a cooperative Criminal Justice Agency. Seminars will be held and papers written on the work experiences and their educational value. 135 field work hours.
(It is strongly suggested that students register for this course during their final semester before graduation.) 3 Credits.
Prerequisites: CRJ 101, CRJ 103, CRJ 104, CRJ 204, or permission of instructor.
Course Offered Spring only
Service Project (CRJ 222-CC1):
Students in this course can opt to participate in the DCC WATCH or Brighton WATCH service-learning placement, The DCC WATCH students are based out of Damon City Campus and help patrol the downtown campus in areas where there is need. The Brighton WATCH students are based out of the Brighton campus and work with the public safety department on campus public safety issues. (125 hours - Option) S-11