Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Academic Catalog 
2024-2025 Academic Catalog
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ACTG 298 - Internship

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): completion of 30 semester credits with a grade point average of 2.0 or better and submission of an internship application.
This course offers a supervised, structured learning experience at an approved business/organization. Students experience the selection process, receive training related to their field of study, enhance their academic learning, and gain exposure to the workplace.  Students apply theoretical classroom concepts to real-world workplace issues. Typically, a student completes 45 hours on-site per one lecture credit.  Additionally, students participate in activities and class time beyond the hours spent at the job site. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Write a professional resume following acceptable rules of format, grammar and usage.
  • Identify a minimum of three potential employers within their field of study.
  • Successfully interview for a job.
  • Write measurable learning goals and objectives in conjunction with their site supervisor and internship instructor, and make progress toward accomplishing those objectives.
  • Self-evaluate and gain feedback on job performance.
  • Apply knowledge and skills learned in accounting and business courses to the workplace.
  • Utilize accounting and business terminology in describing and presenting solutions to business problems.
  • Utilize effective written and verbal communication skills in the organization.
  • Operate in a professional and ethical manner to accomplish organizational objectives.
  • Follow directions and adhere to policies of the organization.
  • Understand a job description and provide value-added services as appropriate to the defined roles and responsibilities of a specific job.
  • Operate effectively in a team environment as well as operating independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate the functions of the department and/or organization.
  • Develop a list of important skills needed to be successful in the organization.
  • Broaden technology skills in the workplace with video editing, imaging editing, and cloud computing.

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