|MONROE COLLEGE |
SCHOOL OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
|COURSE SYLLABUS |
Instructor: GUYLAINE HARRISON
Course Name: FIELD EXPERIENCE IN C.J. II
Course Number: CJ 490 81
Phone: (718) 933-6700 ext. 8604
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays: 10:55 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Tuesdays: 12:30 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Thursdays: 2:30 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Open to students with senior standing, this course exposes students to higher-level Criminal Justice positions that require a Bachelor’s degree for entry-level employment, and should prepare students for entry into the work force. Students spend a minimum of 100 hours over the course of the semester in a criminal justice field placement suitable to their career interests, under the supervision of the Program Coordinator and an agency representative. Placement sponsors like the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, U.S. Probation Department, the New York City and New York State Department of Investigations, prosecutors’ offices at the county and federal levels, United Nation’s Security Services, counseling and case management functions in correctional facilities, courts, probation services, and similar organizations are most appropriate. Students employed in Criminal Justice develop a specialized internship. Classes meet periodically to assess student progress, share individual experiences, and to develop skills necessary for finding and obtaining suitable employment.
After completing this course students will be able to:
1. Explain the importance of gaining practical field experience in the areas of criminal
justice and social service.