Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   BASAM Workplace Project Experience (Internship)

 Title Abbreviation:   BASAM INTERNSHIP

 Department:    BASAM

 Course #:    499

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    0

 CIP:    520201

 EPC:    50B

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Provides students with supervised and assessed practical project-based work experiences that connect to a BASAM program learning outcome. Using a project management-based approach, and under the guidance of a workplace project sponsor, students will tackle a workplace problem or opportunity that will have been defined in BUS 410.


Prerequisite: BASAM Director permission.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 0

Other: 165

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply the learning achieved from the BASAM course work to specific opportunities that exist in an organization as defined by a project charter agreed on with the workplace project sponsor.
  2. Investigate professional workplace practices such as time allocation, prioritization, and workplace discourse by researching their application in the workplace experience.
  3. Exhibit the interpersonal skills required of a manager such as teamwork and effective communications by participating in an evaluation by the internship sponsor.
  4. Analyze professional standards, cultural norms and related personal implications by synthesizing observations and experiences from the workplace experience.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Industry categories for personal and professional goals that fit with interests and abilities.
  2. The learning achieved from the BASAM course work to specific opportunities that exist in an organization.
  3. An on-site work experience, supporting the value and mission of a chosen organization, applying competencies learned and seeking new learning opportunities.
  4. Key challenges and opportunities that the organization encounters.
  5. Professional standards and cultural norms of the studentís target industry.
  6. An action plan for a defined organizational issue/problem or situation, utilizing the student's acquired skills to provide meaningful and practical input to the organization.
  7. Relationships at the internship organization.