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CRJ 121 - Criminal Justice Education Internship I

3 Credits

An activity designed to enhance both the theoretical and educational concepts learned in the practical work experience gained by working 80 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 experiences and their educational value.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of CRJ 101,CRJ 103, CRJ 104 and CRJ 204, or permission of instructor.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the relationship between Formal Education and Work Experience in career preparation.
2. Analyze interpersonal problems experienced in the workplace.
3. Explain strategies employed by agencies to deal with interpersonal problems in the workplace.
4. Discuss changes in personal attitudes as a result of incidents and experiences in the workplace.
5. Develop a career achievement plan which may include; self-assessment, goal setting or job search strategies.
6. Discuss potential ethical problems associated with employment in a Criminal Justice agency.
7. Explain strategies employed by Criminal Justice agencies to deal with ethical problems.
8. Discuss the purpose and importance of Performance evaluation in the workplace.
9. Discuss the purpose and importance of the Mission Statement in a Criminal Justice agency.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023