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CJA465 Practicum in Criminal Justice

Lead Faculty: Dr James E. Guffey

Course Description

A practicum designed for students seeking field experience in law enforcement. Students receive academic guidance from criminal justice faculty and supervision at the field placement site. Typically, the practicum requires students to work a minimum of 100-150 hours under supervision. At the completion of the practicum, students are required to write an in-depth research paper about their experiences during their placements with coordination and support from their faculty advisor and field supervisor. Units are arranged and determined based on assignment and number of hours prearranged at the placement site. Grading is S or U only.