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Cooperative Education

...Learn while you earn

Cooperative Education Definition – Earn elective college credit while working.The student works with the work supervisor to develop goals at the work site. Student must be working in an area related to their major.

Credit earned through Cooperative Education satisfies elective credit requirements in most Butler programs of study and is accepted by many area schools and colleges.

Cooperative Education students must:

  • Be employed in their major field of study or their career field.
  • Work 150 hours on your job for each 3 hour Cooperative Education course.
  • Complete the academic assignments related to their job or career goals.
  • Master competencies set out in a training plan developed by the student and the supervisor and approved by the instructor.