2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CJ 254 Criminal Justice Work Based Learning (7 credits)

Prerequisite Program coordinator or instructor approval required.

Course Description
On the job experience in a criminal justice agency that allows students to apply criminal justice theories to practice.

Student Outcomes
1. Describe the full scope of duties and responses performed by a variety of personnel in a criminal justice agency.
2. Identify internal and external customers of the criminal justice agency.
3. Describe the relationship with and responsibilities of a criminal justice agency to the community(s) it serves.
4. Identify the significance of organizational “chain of command” in responding to accountability and community safety.
5. Communicate (orally and in writing) in ways that minimize conflict and maximize clarity.
6. Support the mission of your selected agency or department through personal and professional actions.
7. Perform expected duties of the criminal justice agency as outlined in expectations provided by your supervisor.
8. Collaborate at regular intervals with criminal justice agency supervision to further develop skills, realign expectations and duties, or change responsibilities.
9. Work effectively with internal and external customers.
10. Research employment opportunities and application processes of your selected criminal justice agency or department.
11. Relate prior academic theory to current work experience.

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