ELT 289 Cooperative Education (3 credits)

Topics are selected to respond to the particular needs of students and the special preparation needed for career opportunities as they exist at the time of the course offering. A learning contract, containing specific educational objectives related to work experience and the student's field of study, is developed by the student, the faculty cooperative education coordinator, and (when possible) the supervisor the cooperative education student will report to. Course requirements include a minimum of 180 hours of work in the student's field of study, maintenance of a log (usually daily) of hours worked and duties performed, and a work-related final project. Prerequisite: Combined approval by the course instructor (or Department Chair) and Career Services.