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Areas of Study | | CRIM208 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: CRIM208
COURSE TITLE:Criminal Justice Internship
DIVISION:Liberal Arts
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:135
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:
DELIVERY MODE:

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
On-the-job training in law enforcement. Students receive 160 hours of practical experience at an approved criminal justice site.

PREREQUISITES:
Consent of instructor. Place into ENGL121.

NOTES:
This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
1. To work with and gain understanding of a law enforcement agency.
2. To become familiar with the day to day workings of a law enforcement agency
3. To develop and exhibit professional attitudes and judgment.
4. To decide for him/herself if law enforcement is truly the career desired.


TOPICAL OUTLINE:
Pre-plan with the instructor.  A completed pre-registration approval form if necessary.

Acceptable dress and conduct while completing the internship.

The student will, where possible, ride with experienced officers on patrol, work in criminal investigations, and be involved in any other aspect of the host agency which would provide valuable practical knowledge.


TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
A diary of each weeks events and a copy sent to the supervising instructor.

A completed host agency evaluation form on the student will be sent in by the host agency at 80 hours and 160 hours.


EVALUATION:
1) Departmental Intern Evaluation Form completed at mid-term and after completion of practicum.
2) Evaluation of Journals
BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 113. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2010

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