SSC 4890 - Professional Practice Internship

Description
Elective course for junior and senior students. The course provides students the opportunity to enhance their college education by preparing them for an increasingly competitive job market. This course brings the workplace in to the classroom and transforms the workplace into a place of learning. The course is designed to integrate students into professional environments to increase competencies and establish networking in the profession. Students will learn to take initiative as they observe working conditions and practices at their place of internship and then apply critical analysis and creative problem solving to identify productive and non-productive professional practices in the workplace. Internship areas connect to all degree programs offered at DSU. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Gain self-reflexion skills set and achieve learning objectives that will ensure a successful work based internship experience and demonstrated growth in career knowledge and skills as a result of the internship through personal reflection. 2. Apply critical analysis and creative problem solving to identify productive and non-productive professional practices in the workplace. 3. Apply classroom learning to practical problems on the job to increase competencies. 4. Work with professionals in the career field they are exploring or pursing to initiate networking. 5. Learn the competitive nature of the job market and what is needed to prepare for the best career positions. Prerequisites: Instructor permission. FA, SP
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018
Avg. Class Size
18
Avg. Sections
1