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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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BUS 291 - Business Internship



1.0 to 12.0 Credits
Workplace experience. Develop learning objectives that relate to academic program and career goals. S/U grade only. Permit code required, obtain from faculty coordinator with proof of internship. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available.
Prerequisite Secured internship; concurrent enrollment in BUS 290; completion of a minimum of 15 credits related to area of study and GPA of 2.5.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, discuss, and write specific learning objectives and develop career and educational plan to reach the career goals of the internship.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of workplace trends and opportunities.
  3. Evaluate self and create options to achieve greater success in the experiential learning environment.
  4. Develop positive work habits and skills in interpersonal relations while interning at the internship site.
  5. Experience both oral and written communications at work-site.
  6. Develop understanding of workplace issues: employer expectations, professional and ethical attitudes; understanding of work environment; job descriptions and performance objectives; interpersonal work skills, work site leadership, group interaction, conflict management, and workplace cultural diversity.
  7. Experience a new dynamic working community at the given internship site.
  8. Work among a variety of colleagues, vendors, and customers/clients to gain an overall understanding of workplace cultural diversity and ethics in the workplace.
  9. Gain and/or improve job-specific technical skills and soft skills at the internship.
  10. Develop understanding of workplace issues: employer expectations, professional, and ethical attitudes.



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