COOPERATIVE EDUCATION



COOE 2299  - Coop Education ............................3.00 Credits

This field based practicum is designed as the first cooperative education experience for the student.  It introduces the student to specific periods of well-planned vocational employment experiences in business, industry and government, and is a general introduction to  Cooperative Education for the new student.


COOE 3399  - Coop Education ............................3.00 Credits

This field based practicum is designed as the second cooperative education experience for the student.  It is  related  to  the  student's major field of study and is designed  to  enrich  classroom  theory with practical experience in business, industry and government.   It presents opportunities  for  reality-testing  of  career  goals  and provides a realistic orientation to the world of work. Thus, it provides valuable experience in developing attitudes and skills essential  to satisfactory  working  relationships  with  supervisors  and  fellow workers.


COOE 4499  - Coop Education ......................3.00 Credits This field based practicum is designed as the completion of the cooperative  education  experience  for  the  student.  The level of difficulty is commensurate with the academic progress of the student. It sets the stage for the student's total concept of   cooperative education and suggests means by  which  the  experience  can  be utilized to the greatest personal  excitement  and  advantage.    It provides  a  greater knowledge of the needs of students, develops a base for perceptions and self-evaluation, and will afford the student an opportunity to explore additional career options prior to making a final career choice.