Academic Calendar

COOP – Co-operative Education

COOP 290
Co-op Pre-employment Seminar
0 Credits          Weekly (0-0-1)

Students prepare for the work integrated learning (WIL) component of their program by focusing on cooperative education guidelines and requirements. Students prepare for their job search by writing employment related documents such as career plans, resumes and cover letters. Employment search techniques, networking strategies and interview skills are developed. In addition, students discuss workplace issues such as office protocol, professionalism, and conflict resolution.

Prerequisite or co-requisite: Acceptance in the COOP Stream.

COOP 295
Co-operative Education: First Work Experience
0 Credits          Total (0-0-480)

Students gain discipline-related practical work experience and investigate their chosen career. Students must perform a minimum of 480 work hours in a full-time job approved by the program.

Prerequisites: COOP 290.

COOP 395
Co-Operative Education: Second Work Experience
0 Credits          Total (0-0-480)

Students gain further discipline-related practical work experience and study workplace process in relation to their field. Students must perform a minimum of 480 work hours in a full-time job approved by the program.

Prerequisites: COOP 295.

COOP 495
Co-Operative Education: Third Work Experience
0 Credits          Total (0-0-480)

Students gain further discipline-related practical work experience and apply academic knowledge in relation to their field. Students must perform a minimum of 480 work hours in a full-time job approved by the program. This course may be combined with a second work experience to form a two-term work experience with the same employer.

Prerequisites: COOP 395.