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Course Descriptions

CRJ 299: Internship in Criminal Justice

-Completion of CRJ 101 with a grade of C or better
-Completion of ENGL 101 and COMM 101 with grades of C or better
-Completion of 12 credit hours in criminal justice courses OR
-Permission of instructor

Supervised field experience in a variety of settings related to the criminal justice field including: law enforcement, court services, correctional institutions, advocacy groups or private security. Students will receive on-the-job experience as an aide or in a volunteer capacity for at least five hours per week (a total of 75 hours per semester equals one internship credit hour) to gain practical skills and experience. Students may be required to submit to a criminal history background check, as well as a driver’s license check prior to beginning an on-site experience. 1-6 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

Criminal Justice Questions

Contact the Social Sciences Department

Criminal Justice at Heartland Community College