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OCT 290 OCT INTERNSHIP

OCT 290Office Administration and Computer Technology Internship

Course Outline 

Course Number & Name:  OCT 290 Office Administration and Computer Technology Internship

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Completion of all certificate or degree requirements

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course provides the student with an opportunity to gain practical work experience that is related to an occupational specialization or program. Part-time employment opportunities in banks, insurance companies, law firms, government agencies, and other offices enable the student to apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom to an actual work situation. Supervision and guidance are offered by the training sponsor and the program coordinator. Students will attend a seminar once a week to integrate the work experience and the specialized program.  Note: This course should be taken only in the last semester of the certificate or degree program. Divisional permission is required the semester before desired enrollment in this course.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate effective technical skill competencies needed to progress in the occupational field;
  2. demonstrate worker adjustment competencies; and
  3. demonstrate career development competencies.