Applied Studies 2000 offers students the opportunity to earn academic credit for learning gained through employment or volunteer experiences related to their field of study. During the field placement, students explore their interests and aptitudes, test and reinforce the theories and principles learned in the classroom.
Monthly Report Guidelines:
Final Work Report (Due date as specified in the student’s Course Information Email. Or by special permission, up to 30 days following completion of placement hours):
The final work report should be 10-12 pages in length and examine the employment activity in order to identify and analyze specific learning components. The paper itself must be well written. Grammar, spelling mistakes, and poor organization are unacceptable. Outline as follows:
Introduction: The combination of circumstances (academic, employment and volunteer background) which enabled the student to obtain the position.
Learning Objectives: This section should consider the student’s learning objectives:
Conclusion: Summarize your Applied Studies experience. What feedback would you give to other students about your experience?
Students may propose an alternative project format. This must be thoroughly discussed with and approved by an
Applied Studies Coordinator.
Applied Studies 2000 is graded PASS/FAIL. Students must receive a passing Student Performance Evaluation, complete the minimum amount of placement hours, and submit all the required reports/projects in order to receive a PASS. If course requirements are not fulfilled within the approved time frame, a grade of “F” will appear on the student’s transcript.
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