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Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 08:41:12 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:52:20 GMT

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M (Management)
299
032237
Dual-Level Course
Cross-listed Course
No
Professional Internship in Management
Professional Internship in Mgt
Poole College of Management
Management (20M)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Fall 2015
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Credit Only (S/U)
1
15
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Internship0
Course Attribute(s)


If your course includes any of the following competencies, check all that apply.
University Competencies

Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Dr Janet Rakes
Lecturer

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Internship55Non/a
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Management Students Only
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
No
Poole College of Management students participating in an approved internship with an organization providing no monetary compensation and where academic credit is required will have an opportunity to gain real world insight and experience into the day-to-day functions and responsibilities encountered in the professional workplace. Course may be completed only once for credit. Accounting majors completing M 299 and ACC 499 may receive a maximum of 6 credit hours for both courses.

This proposed course is necessary for those students participating in an approved internship with an organization providing no monetary compensation and where academic credit is required.  


No

Is this a GEP Course?
No
GEP Categories

Humanities Open when gep_category = HUM
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Mathematical Sciences Open when gep_category = MATH
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Natural Sciences Open when gep_category = NATSCI
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Social Sciences Open when gep_category = SOCSCI
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Interdisciplinary Perspectives Open when gep_category = INTERDISC
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Visual & Performing Arts Open when gep_category = VPA
Each course in the Visual and Performing Arts category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to:
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Health and Exercise Studies Open when gep_category = HES
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Global Knowledge Open when gep_category = GLOBAL
Each course in the Global Knowledge category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve objective #1 plus at least one of objectives 2, 3, and 4:
 
 

 
 

 
Please complete at least 1 of the following student objectives.
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

US Diversity Open when gep_category = USDIV
Each course in the US Diversity category of the General Education Program will provide instruction and guidance that help students to achieve at least 2 of the following objectives:
Please complete at least 2 of the following student objectives.
 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

 
 

Requisites and Scheduling
 
a. If seats are restricted, describe the restrictions being applied.
 

 
b. Is this restriction listed in the course catalog description for the course?
 

 
List all course pre-requisites, co-requisites, and restrictive statements (ex: Jr standing; Chemistry majors only). If none, state none.
 

 
List any discipline specific background or skills that a student is expected to have prior to taking this course. If none, state none. (ex: ability to analyze historical text; prepare a lesson plan)
 

Additional Information
Complete the following 3 questions or attach a syllabus that includes this information. If a 400-level or dual level course, a syllabus is required.
 
Title and author of any required text or publications.
 

 
Major topics to be covered and required readings including laboratory and studio topics.
 

 
List any required field trips, out of class activities, and/or guest speakers.
 

Current resources allow offering this course.

Course Goals



  • Participate in valid, substantive work experience that contributes to an organization.

  • Learn day-to-day business functions and roles in an organization.

  • Engage in ethical business practices.

  • Exhibit strong work ethic and ability to follow organizational procedures and protocol.

  • Hone networking skills.

  • Identify and/or explore professional interests and talents.  Assess whether the selected career path is desirable/attainable and make changes in academic goals, if necessary.

  • Improve teamwork, critical thinking, and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Increase professionalism, marketability and employability. 


Student Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the internship, students will be able to:



  • Acquire business knowledge through firm/company training programs and active learning to supplement classroom education.

  • Demonstrate leadership, networking, and client interaction skills.

  • Demonstrate effective communication and business skills  in a professional interview setting.

  • Construct a professional resume.

  • Apply networking skills to obtain professional references.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Written AssignmentSee details.Course Grading
The course will be graded on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis. Course deliverables will include:
• Monthly summaries (deadline: last day of the month)
• Reflection paper (deadline: one week after the completion of the internship).
• Student evaluation (deadline: one week after the completion of the internship).
• Mid-point and final employer evaluations (deadline: at internship half point and one week before the completion of the internship).
• Resume (deadline: two weeks after the completion of the internship).
• Professional reference page (deadline: two weeks after the completion of the internship).
• Exit interview with course instructor (deadline: two weeks after the conclusion of the internship).

Successful completion of all of the above requirements will result in a Satisfactory grade.
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Schedule: M 299 Assignment ScheduleWeek 1 Application Form Week 2 Work at Internship SiteWeek 3 Work at Internship SiteWeek 4 Work at Internship Site/Monthly Work SummaryWeek 5 Work at Internship SiteWeek 6 Work at Internship SiteWeek 7 Work at Internship SiteWeek 8 Work at Internship Site/ Monthly Work Summary & Mid-point Employer EvaluationWeek 9 Work at Internship SiteWeek 10 Work at Internship SiteWeek 11 Work at Internship SiteWeek 12 Work at Internship Site/Final Employer EvaluationWeek 13 All Work Hours CompletedWeek 14 Reflection Paper & Student Evaluation FormWeek 15 Resume, Professional Reference Page, and Exit Interview

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