Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 2396 - Criminal Justice Internship I

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: All students require permission of Director/Chair of Criminal Justice.

Course Description:
Directed internship designed to offer students the opportunity to pursue work experience with a criminal justice agency; to develop practical work related skills and integrate classroom knowledge and theories. The goal of this course is to provide students with an intensive field experience in a functional criminal justice agency. The selection of the placement agency determined by student’s background, academic status, and interest. This course is a 1-3 credit hour elective that may be applied toward graduation. 45 contact hours, per 1 credit hour are required. Students enrolled in 3 credit hours must complete a total of 135 contact hours.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Develop practical work related skills and clarifying their career goals.
  2. Develop contacts and networks for future employment and references.
  3. Increase their marketability for post-graduation job opportunities.
  4. Obtain criminal justice work experience.
  5. Integrate classroom knowledge and theories with outside work experience.