Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX)

Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 101  
Coop Education Exploration  

Career planning, job entry skills, guidance to assist students in exploring and assessing their interests, aptitudes and abilities for consideration of career goals; development of skills necessary for job search success and job entry preparation. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Grade of C or better in English 100 OR Grade of C or better in English 127 AND Grade of C or better in Reading 125, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.  
3 Lecture Hours. 3 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 105  
Business Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 106  
Commercial-Data Processing CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 107  
Health CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, MX, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 108  
Engineering & Industrial Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 109  
Natural Science Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 1-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 110  
Public & Human Services CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 205  
Business Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, HW, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 206  
Commercial-Data Processing CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 207  
Health CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, MX, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 208  
Engineering & Industrial Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, TR, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 209  
Natural Science Technologies CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 1-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, WR  
Cooperative Work Experience (COOP EX) 210  
Public & Human Services CWE  

The Cooperative Education course is designed to provide employment skills as a concurrent and integral part of a student's educational program in a number of career areas. Students are placed in an approved employment situation mutually agreed upon by the student, college staff, and employer, with the opportunity to apply knowledge and gain exposure to work methods unavailable in the classroom. College staff members develop with each student a written educational plan, including performance-based measurable objectives. Guidance and supervision are regularly provided by college staff members who visit students at work, confer with the employer, measure progress, and work out any concerns. Follow-up seminars with the staff may be scheduled for up to two hours per week. Students are assigned a job directly related to their academic program/plan, which will enhance educational goals without infringing upon course or program/plan obligations. Academic credit for part-time employment (up to 20 hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 5 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours credit for the work component. Academic credit for full-time employment (21 or more hours per week) is awarded on a ratio of 1 semester hour of credit for each 10 hours of approved employment per week, with a maximum of 2 semester hours of credit for the work component. If offered in conjunction with the work component, 1 semester credit hour is awarded for each seminar hour per week up to a maximum of 1 semester credit hour. In total, variable credit may be acquired depending upon the number of hours on the job and the extent of follow-up seminars, up to a maximum of 3 semester credit hours. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.

Consent of Department Chairperson.  
1-2 Lecture Hours. 10-20 Lab Hours. 3-6 Credit Hours.  
Offered At: DA, KK, OH, WR