This course is a linkage between the theoretical concepts of the classroom to the actual working environment. This course provides the student experience in his/her chosen field of study. Through this experience, students gain a practical understanding of business operations experienced on the job, enhancement of skills learned in the classroom, and begin the transition from the classroom to the workforce. Students may work on either a full time or a part time basis for a 135 hrs. In addition, the students will conduct a relevant research study in a designated area of management (topic will be determined by Department Head) and document the results in a formal project report. During the project, the student will work with a mentor to evaluate the significant development of the project.
Students must have completed all business core and concentration courses, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and Department Head approval.