Cooperative Education - Curriculum
CBA 493. Business Internship (1-3)
Prerequisites: Classified business major and Instructor consent, IS 301.
Qualifying students placed in career-related paid assignments in private or public agencies or businesses. Organized plan utilizing series of seminars and learning agreements required with selected reading and writing assignments.
A minimum of 120 hours paid experience per semester is required. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units.
ED P 492. Internships in the Human Services (3)
Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Students are placed in agencies and organizations to engage in volunteer or paid work in human services/mental health. The required fifteen hour seminar will focus on personal values, interpersonal communications skills, critical thinking, and problem solving. Development of knowledge and skills transferable to future careers will be stressed.
A minimum of 120 hours field experience is required for the semester.
ENGR 492B. Internship In Engineering (3)
Prerequisite: Upper division standing and consent of the instructor.
A Co-Op field experience. Students who qualify can be placed in a major- or career-related, pre-professional experience as an employee in private industry or in public agencies.
May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units. (Lecture-problems 3 hours)
HHS 492. Field Studies and Career Exploration (1-3)
Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Participate in fieldwork assignments relating to majors and intended professions. Participate in volunteer or paid assignments in private industries, non-profit organizations, or public agencies. Attend series of seminars designed to complement field assignments focusing on issues common to work setting.
NSCI 492. Internships In Natural Science (3)
Prerequisites: Major in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, completion of 9 units of upper division science coursework, a 2.5 GPA overall or 2.75 GPA in the student’s major, and consent of instructor prior to registration.
Students who qualify will be placed in a major or career-related assignment in private industry or at a public agency. Students may be placed in either a volunteer or paid work assignment. Teacher aide positions may be used for students interested in pursuing a career in science education in K-12 schools.
Learning assignments will be arranged through the Career Development Center and the instructor. Final written report required. Class attendance and internships to be arranged by the instructor. Minimum of 120 hours of field experience required. Credit/No credit grading only.