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Butler Community College
Dena Smoot
Business, Technology, and Workforce Development Division
 Fall 2001

Internship II

Course Outline

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
AR 194. Internship II. One to three hours credit. Prerequisites: Internship I and Approval of Departmental Coordinator or Team Leader. The course enables students to gain practical work experience in unpaid-entry or advanced-level placements. The coordinator must approve the employing supervisor and work environment. Topics of special interest to the student will be developed. On-the-job training objectives as well as seminars and research are components for evaluation. Alternating (full-time) or parallel (part-time) experiences are acceptable.

TEXTBOOK:
The textbook required will vary with the seminar topic. Department-developed materials will also be used.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate the timely, concise, and accurate completion of progressive competencies as set forth and defined in the individualized training agreement.
    2. Outline the experiences and objectives achieved in the work environment.
    3. Identify the key concepts from seminar assignments, projects, and/or research.
    4. Compare the value of the experiential component to traditional assignments.

TOPICAL OUTLINE OF UNITS:
Determined independently after individual assessment of student related to current knowledge base and on-the-job objectives.

METHODS OF INSTRUCTION:
The following will assist students in achieving course objectives: on-the-job training, seminar/workshop activity, mentoring by field faculty, coordinators, and colleagues, textbook, and handout reading assignments.

METHODS OF EVALUATION:
Grade determination will be dependent upon on-the-job competencies, seminar/workshop activity, written activity, and/or research. The student and employing supervisor will also evaluate the completion of student's training objectives.