Aug 13, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INR3751 CAREER & TECHNICAL INTERNSHIP I COURSE PROCEDURE


INR 3751 CAREER & TECHNICAL INTERNSHIP I

1 Credit Hour

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either the freshman or sophomore year.

Catalog Description:

INR3751 - Career & Technical Internship I (1 hr.)

This course is designed to provide the student with practical work experience and on the job training within his or her chosen career field. Students will work with professionals in the field, learn the type of dedication necessary and observe working operations in the career environment.

Course Classification:

Internship

Prerequisites:

Completion of 12 credit hours in core courses with overall 2.0 GPA or permission from department chair.           

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to provide the student with practical work experience and on the job training within his or her chosen career field. Students will work with professionals in the field, learn the type of dedication necessary and observe working operations in the career environment.

Learner Outcomes:

  1. Upon completion of the course, the student will
  2. Communicate and interact with supervisors and co-workers
  3. Adopt and use professional behaviors
  4. Demonstrate safety practices
  5. Develop skills in converting abstract ideas into concrete work activities.
  6. Develop skills using appropriate materials and equipment 

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period. Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1:

Outcomes: Communicate and interact with supervisors and co-workers

  • Interact with supervisors and co-workers
  • Demonstrate positive work behavior
  • Develop sensitivity for cultural differences in the workplace
  • Seek, analyze and give feedback

UNIT 2:

Outcomes: Adopt and use professional behaviors.

  • Set priorities, goals, standards in time management
  • Display appropriate dress and personal cleanliness
  • Identify and apply employee rules and regulations
  • Identify standard workplace policies

UNIT 3:

Outcomes: Demonstrate safety practices.

  • Identify, explain and correctly use supplies and equipment in given occupational area
  • Identify potential health hazards
  • Exhibit and maintain tools & equipment in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate proper emergency procedures

UNIT 4:

Outcomes: Develop skills in converting abstract ideas into concrete work activities.

  • Estimate time required to perform activities needed to accomplish specific tasks
  • Identify and solve work specific problems

UNIT 5:

Outcomes: Develop skills using appropriate materials and equipment.

  • Identify appropriate materials and equipment for assignments
  • Complete assigned tasks using proper materials and equipment
  • Maintain equipment, record used materials and comply with company policies regarding equipment and materials use

Projects Required:

Career/Trade task book

Textbook:

None

Attendance Policy:

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy.

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college.  A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time.  The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.