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Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

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Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
1740 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
403 Perry Paige
Tallahassee, Florida 32307


FAMU Field Experience Courses: (CCJ-4947)-Criminal Justice
Educational Goals and Objective

The internship course is designed to enable students to:

1.    Develop knowledge of regulations, policies and procedures of law enforcement, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.

2.    Gain skills for program development, program evaluations and program practices.

3.    Identify and utilize the range of services available in the institutions, facilities, and program as each relates to law enforcement, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice.

4.    Develop awareness of personal biases that may interfere with decisions in the best interest of clients in the criminal justice and juvenile justice system.

5.    Integrate classroom theory and actual criminal/juvenile justice practices.

6.    Gain an understanding of agency and agency policies and procedures in the delivery of services.

7.    Develop capacity to perform assigned tasks; Act professionally and responsibly in the performance of duties as well as presentation of self; Demonstrate good character; Adhere to departmental/agency regulations relative to punctuality, appearance, confidentiality laws, priorities, and policies and procedures; Accept  responsibility for individual actions/inaction; maintain cooperative relationship with agency co-workers, supervisors, and administrators.

8.    Communicate effectively with clients, staff, peers, and others, both orally and in writing.

9.     Develop the ability to use supervision and consultation effectively.

10.   Develop knowledge and skills that will enable future employment of student(s).   

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Potential Internship worksites
Course Syllabus