College of Business & Economics 190

COBE 190: Business Internship

Prerequisites: Minimum 2.0 GPA and designation as a business major.

Credit Hours: (1-3)

Students are exposed to basic business practice through work assignments with a local or regional organization.  The number of work hours, credit hours and grade for the work performed determined by the faculty member or members sponsoring the student. A grade of Pass or Fail is given.

Detailed Description of Course

Students will work for a local or regional organization to observe firsthand the practice of business, while also contributing their skills and knowledge as needed.  A final reflective paper will summarize what has been learned regarding the practice of business in general, and the practice of specific business disciplines. A grade of Pass or Fail will be assigned for this course.

Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

Students in COBE190 will find and secure an internship with a local or regional organization during the Fall, Spring, or Summer session.   

Goals and Objectives of the Course

Having successfully completed the Introduction to Business Internship, the students will have a better understanding of what a particular business does, who it serves, and the decisions made.

Assessment Measures

The students will be evaluated on their performance through formal feedback from the immediate supervisor and the final reflective paper.  

Other Course Information

The student will be graded on a Pass-Fail basis.  

Review and Approval

July, 2010