CIS-190: Co-op in Computer Information Systems

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Co-op in CIS
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
10 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Cooperative education is a structured method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience, commonly known as a "co-op," provides academic credit for structured employment experience. Work experience must be directly related to the student’s declared major to be eligible.

To register for this course, a student must have completed 50% of core coursework, maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 and a program specific GPA of 2.5.

Permission from Career Services Officer or Cooperative Education Officer
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details

Student will submit a formal request in writing to the faculty and Associate Dean for work experience to be considered for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning.

The student will complete an interview, a reflective paper, or a presentation to the faculty in which the student develops and describes the learning objectives supported by the work experience, how those learning objectives were achieved and how that learning was put into practice.

Finally, the student must also provide a portfolio (or something comparable) that shows the work completed, and provide some form of documentation confirming the work experience (a resume does not suffice) for which Credit for Prior College-Level Learning is requested.

Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship & Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211