Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Co-op Education Seminar

 Title Abbreviation:   COOP EDUCATION SEMINAR

 Department:    SOSC

 Course #:    120

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    451010

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

The Co-op Seminar is a required course for all students in field placements. The seminar will offer a forum for exchanging information about experiences, enhance problem solving skills, and further develop communication skills through small group discussions and oral reporting.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Establish measurable learning objectives
  2. Conduct an oral report of their jobsite
  3. Be able to recognize and evaluate work attitudes
  4. Describe ""typical"" supervisory relationships and identify which type is preferred

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Establishing and achieving Co-op learning objectives
  2. Writing the Co-op journal/work notes
  3. Employment scan skills
  4. Understanding organizational structure and climate
  5. Time management
  6. Learning the job site and how you fit
  7. Resolving work stress and conflict on the job
  8. Customer service
  9. Introduction to regional/local labor market information
  10. Introduction to the electronic job search
  11. Evaluating the Co-op work site
  12. Evaluating your strengths and weaknesses
  13. Recognizing and evaluating your work attitudes
  14. Legal issues in the workplace
  15. Sexual harassment issues