Work-Based Learning (WBL)

WBL-109  Exploring Careers: Government and Criminal  (1-3)  

Explores vocational choices in the fields of government and criminal justice including unique requirements for employment and application processes for careers in these fields. Relies partly on experiential learning activities including guest speakers and field trips. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

Prerequisite: Take CRJ-100.

WBL-110  Employability Skills  (1-3)  

This course is designed to assist students in developing the skills necessary to obtain employment (part-time, full-time and internships), and to learn and practice the skills and attitudes required for job success. Students will research the job market and companies, practice resume writing, job application completion, and interviewing techniques. Additionally, students will practice work-place problem solving strategies, and demonstrate skills required to work in a diverse environment. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture

WBL-146  Workplace Project Based Learning: Information Solutions  (2-3)  

Focuses on the concept of project-based learning in the workplace through the incorporation of basic project management, team building, and soft skills. Develops and implements projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Information Technology employment sector. Students will construct projects under the supervision of a college faculty member. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

WBL-148  Workplace Project Based Learning Industrial Technology  (2-3)  

Explains the concept of project-based learning in the workplace. Develops and implements projects in cooperation with local businesses, community organizations, or non-profit agencies in the Industrial Technology employment sector. Constructs projects under the supervision of a college faculty member. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 1.0 lecture, 2.0 lab

WBL-157  Job Shadowing: Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts  (1-2)  

Students in this course will explore the field of Applied Digital, Visual, and Communication Arts while developing research skills, professionalism, and building occupational knowledge. Students will visit workplaces in this employment sector to learn about specific jobs and professional requirements, and to develop a basic knowledge of the organization's structure and values. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 0.75 lecture, 1.0 internship

WBL-301  Internship: Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources  (1-5)  

Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.0 internship

WBL-302  Internship: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics  (1-5)  

Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Applied Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.0 internship

WBL-305  Internship: Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management  (1-5)  

Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.0 internship

WBL-306  Internship: Information Solutions  (1-5)  

Offered under the supervision and mentoring of practicing professionals, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their major or career goal in Information Solutions. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and specific job duties within a business or organization. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.0 internship

WBL-309  Internship: Government and Criminal Justice  (1-5)  

Offered under the supervision and mentoring of a practicing professional, this course provides students an opportunity to learn in a professional work setting related to their Government and Criminal Justice career goals. Students will participate in job training, and will gain experience in problem solving, decision making, and performing specific job duties within a business or organization. Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

Hours per week: 4.0 internship

Prerequisite: Take CRJ-100 or PRL-103.