Tompkins Cortland Community College

CRJU230 - Criminal Justice Internship

This course is an opportunity for criminal justice majors to gain work experience in a criminal justice, human service, or community-based social service agency. A student may participate in the criminal justice internship after completing 12 semester hours of criminal justice courses and meeting other requirements. However, placements are prioritized and first offered to criminal justice majors in their final semesters. Before registering for the course, students must contact the criminal justice program chair. Eligibility criteria include an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 and a valid New York State driver's license. In addition, students must undergo legal history/court record background checks by host agencies. Convictions of certain crimes and other violations of the law may preclude participation. Prerequisites: C or better grade in CRJU 105; CRJU 210 or CRJU 205 and SOCI 207; ENGL 101 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing. Instructor permission is required; the instructor may allow concurrent enrollment in CRJU 210 or CRJU 205 and SOCI 207. 3 Cr. (9 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.