Cooperative Education Courses

Cooperative Education (COOP)

COOP-160 General Work Experience Education

1-3 Units: 90-270 hours of work experience, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course will allow students to earn college units for their general work experience during the semester. Students’ work experience need not be related to their college major or career goals. With the collaboration of student, instructor, and worksite supervisor, the student will learn new skills and/or knowledge about her/his job and improve work performance. Work experience can be paid or non-paid. (Summer session requires proportionately fewer hours of work experiences). 

COOP-170 Occupational Work Experience Education

1-4 Units: 90-360 hours of work experience, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course will allow students to earn college units for their work experience during the semester. Students’ work experience must be related to their college major or career goals. With the collaboration of student, instructor, and worksite supervisor, the student will learn new skill and/or knowledge about her/his job and improve work performance. Work experience can be paid or non-paid. Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.