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AJ 037A- Administration of Justice Internship

AN ONLINE & CAMPUS CLASS (One required on-campus meeting: the orientation): Requires a computer, Email & Internet access. Class begins with an on-campus orientation meeting. All must attend. (refer to WVC schedule of classes).


Units: 3

Instructor: Marge Faulstich



Administration of Justice Internship

Units-3 (credit/no credit option), Class is repeatable 3 times for credit (12 units total)

Lab by arrangement: 6 hours

Prerequisite: must be 18 years of age or older for Penal Institution assignment

Acceptable for credit. California State University.


Administration of Justice pre-service & in-service students will apply knowledge/ skills learned in the program through a supervised work experience internship at selected criminal justice agencies, industrial or retail security establishments, suicide or rape crisis centers, etc. Background checks will be conducted by most criminal justice agencies and students with felony arrest convictions may be excluded. Must be 18 years of age or older to intern at penal institutions. Credit/No Credit Option.


Text(s), To be Announced


GRADING PROCEDURE - Students will be graded based upon completion of the following:

Makeup Policy & related information:

Student's internship assigned hours may at times conflict with required on-campus hours (see WVC schedule). Missing the on-campus meetings may cause an “F” or “No Credit” grade. Be certain to contact instructor immediately via email, or during office hours, if you have a conflict.


Please remember that this class may be repeated 1 times for a total of 6 units of AJ elective credits. (This course transfer to a 4-year college as AJ elective credit). You may to wish to intern 2 times  with the same agency working various assignments or instead, intern with24 different criminal justice agencies. The choice is yours.

Pagers should be turned off or set on “Vibrate” mode so as not to disrupt the on-campus class/lecture meetings.

Agency Visits/Calls by Instructor: Random phone calls or visitations may be made by your instructor to your agency & consultation may occur with your Agency supervisor.


West Valley College Disability Statement: West Valley College makes reasonable accommodations for persons with documented disabilities. College materials will be available in alternate formats (Braille, audio, electronic format, or large print) upon request. Please contact the Disability and Educational Support Program at (408) 741-2010 (voice) or (408) 741-2658 (TTY) for assistance.

Note: It is a student's responsibility to officially drop classes.

e-mail button marge_faulstich@westvalley.edu