Course Descriptions

BUS 275 - Business Cooperative Education

4 Credits

This cooperative education course is limited to students enrolled in Business and Computer Information Systems AAS degree programs. Students who work or desire to work either full time or part time at jobs related to their college major (AAS Accounting, AAS Computer Information Systems, AAS Entrepreneurial Studies) are eligible for this course. Students take a career-related classroom seminar for two hours each week while working a minimum of 180 hours during the semester at a job in the area of their degree program. Successful completion of the seminar and a minimum of 180 hours of work experience in any one semester entitle a student to receive four credit hours. This will be one of the last business courses that a student will take. The classroom seminar and work experience will provide a practical application of the student's academic experiences and tie the skills and competencies that the student has learned to a work experience. This course will assess the student's understanding and command of academic learning in the degree program and gauge how well the student is prepared for the work force in their specific field. Two class hours each week, 180 hours of work experience during the semester. Course offered Fall and Spring as a Hybrid.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite for AC01: 30 credits or more with a cumulative 2.0 GPA and the following courses: ACC 101, BUS 104 with a grade of C or higher, CRC 125 or BUS 220, ECO 101 (or ECO 111), ENG 101 and review and approval of coop job placement by the Office of Experiential and Adult Learning. Prerequisite for CI01: 30 credits or more with a cumulative 2.0 GPA and the following courses: ACC 101, BUS 104 with a grade of C or higher, BUS 220, CIS 101(or CSC101), CIS 110, ENG 101 and review and approval of coop job placement by the Office of Experiential and Adult Learning. Prerequisite for EP01: 30 credits or more with a cumulative 2.0 GPA and the following courses: ACC 130 (OR ACC 101), BUS 104 with a grade of C or higher, BUS 220, ECO 101 (or ECO 111), ENG 101, MAR 200, and review and approval of coop job placement by the Office of Experiential and Adult Learning.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Apply basic standards of professional behavior in the workplace.
2. Develop co-op learning outcomes with a supervisor.
3. Demonstrate proficiency in co-op learning outcomes.
4. Assess personal inventories in areas which may include time management, values, personality, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, job satisfaction, needs, or leadership style.

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Intersession 2017
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