Criminal Justice – CCJ 4947 Field Experience in Criminal Justice
Sociology – SYA 4942 Internship in Sociology
Goals and Objectives
Internship courses are designed to enable students to meet the following educational goals and objectives:
- Develop knowledge of regulations, policies and procedures of law enforcement, courts, corrections, and the juvenile justice system.
- Gain skills for program development, program evaluations and program practices.
- 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.
- Develop awareness of personal biases that may interfere with decisions in the best interest of clients in the criminal justice and juvenile justice system.
- Integrate classroom theory and actual criminal/juvenile justice practices.
- Gain an understanding of agency and agency policies and procedures in the delivery of services.
- 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.
- Communicate effectively with clients, staff, peers, and others, both orally and in writing.
- Develop the ability to use supervision and consultation effectively.
- Develop knowledge and skills that will enable future employment of student(s).
Senior (90 credit hours or more)
Degree Audit (completed and signed by your advisor)
FormsInternship ApplicationStudent Waiver/LiabilityInternship Policies and ProceduresInternship Student Responsibility