SSCO-190: Co-op in Social Science

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Co-op in Social Science
Credit Hours
1.00
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (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.

Pre-requisites
Permission from Career Services Officer or Job Developer in the Office of Career Services

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
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
Career Services: 313-845-9618, careers@hfcc.edu, Learning Success Center, Room: A-113
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2015 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.