The purpose of this course is to provide the student with real-world work experience in a chosen business field within a shorter time frame then the 3 credit Senior Business Externship course. Students are expected to complete 45 hours of on-the-job work assignments for each 1 credit hour course, provide all relevant paperwork, including weekly progress reports and work attendance reports to their course faculty manager. In addition the student will complete a research project/paper related to the job experience. The externship is approved, managed and graded by the Department Head. Students must have completed all business core and concentration courses, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and have Department Head approval.