Course Descriptions & Student Learning Outcomes

CENT 293V - Cooperative Education (1-4)

  • Prerequisite: CENT 140
  • Instructor approval required
  • CENT majors only

Cooperative Education provides instruction and paid hands-on work experience related to CENT, under the guidance of an Honolulu CC faculty member and a work site supervisor. The semester's study should be comprehensive, covering as many aspects of the career field as possible. Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom and laboratory instruction with real world experience. In addition to work production and technical skills, particular attention will be directed towards workplace ethics and the student's ability to demonstrate positive work habits. Under special circumstances, and with prior approval, CENT 290V/293V may be repeated for up to 8 credits. However, only 2 credits can be applied toward CENT program requirements.

5 hrs. work experience per week per credit

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of CENT 293V, the student will be able to:

  • Job Placement. The student will obtain a position with a company that is related to his/her major and perform a minimum of 75 hours per semester for each credit. This Learning Outcome will be assessed by:
    • Cooperative Education Student Application Form
    • Resume, Cover letter and list of potential employers
    • Cooperative Education Agreement
  • Personal Assessment. The student will demonstrate an understanding of personal skills with an awareness of the impact of abilities and skills on career development and academic achievement. This learning outcome will be assessed by:
    • Mid Term Report
    • Student Evaluation of Cooperative Education Experience
    • Learning Outcome Paper(s}
  • Job Performance. As part of a team, the student will perform all duties required at the cooperative education work site, demonstrating positive work habits and using appropriate procedures, tools and equipment, consistent with all applicable standards and OSHA regulations. This Learning Outcome will be assessed by:
    • Student Time Sheet
    • Employment Supervisor's Evaluation of Cooperative Education

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