House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

BMGT-2389-01 (Internship-Bus Admn-Mngt)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorGuillot, Sheila Kaye Rhoden
Phone(409) 984-6381
E-mailguillsr@lamarpa.edu
Department
Business and Technology
Chair:Michael Trahan
Telephone:(409) 984-6378
E-mail:trahanma@lamarpa.edu
Office
Hours:MW: 8-9 a.m. & 1:15-2 p.m.; F: 8-12 p.m.; TR: 12:15-1:30 p.m.
Building:Student Center (PAMP)
Room #:408
Course Information
Course ID #10211
Course Subject-Number-SectionBMGT-2389-01
Course TitleInternship-Bus Admn-Mngt
Course Description A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.
Course Prerequisites Successful completion of 50 semester hours toward an Accounting degree, including 16 hours of major courses and 18 hours of support courses and a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Required Textbooks Students will purchase an access card for “Resume Generator.” You may purchase the access card from the bookstore or you can go online to www.cengagebrain.com (ISBN# 9781111480561)
Learning Objectives As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.        
Major Assignments Date: January 18-21

General Info: None

Lecture: Introduction to class; go over course paperwork; rules; and regulations

Assignments: Introduction to class; internship placement; course syllabus; collect student resumes

        

Date: January 24-28

General Info: Students may begin applying for spring graduation.

Lecture:        No lecture        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: January 31–February 4

General Info: None

Lecture: Certification of hours due by noon on Friday, February 4

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: February 7-11

General Info: None

Lecture:         Preliminary learning plan due by Friday, February 11

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: February 14-18

General Info: None

Lecture:         No lecture        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: February 21-25        

General Info: None

Lecture: Internship instructor to begin making first visit        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: February 28-March 4

General Info: February 28—Last day to drop or withdraw and still receive a Q/W

Lecture: Certification of hours due by noon on Friday, March 4

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: March 7-11

General Info: Spring Break

Lecture: Spring Break—students may/may not work this week.

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

        

Date: March 14-18

General Info: None.

Lecture:         No lecture

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: March 21-25

General Info: None

Lecture:         No lecture        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: March 28-April 1

General Info: None

Lecture:         Certification of hours due by noon on Friday, April 1

Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: April 4-8

General Info: April 6—last day to drop or withdraw from the semester

Lecture: No lecture        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: April 11-15

General Info: April 14—last day to apply for spring semester

Lecture: Internship instructor to mail out internship evaluation forms to internship supervisors on Thursday, November 18        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: April 18-22

General Info: April 22 (Friday)—Good Friday—No Classes

Lecture: Mail out evaluation forms to supervisors

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: April 25-29

General Info: None

Lecture: Instructor to begin second intern visit for exit interview

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: May 2-6

General Info: None

Lecture: No lecture        

Assignments: Work internship position (10 hours minimum)

Date: May 9-11

General Info: None

Lecture: Certification of hours due by noon on Wednesday, May 11

Assignments: Students to complete their internship hours

Date: May 12-18

General Info: None

Lecture: None

Assignments: No final exam in this course; the internship supervisor evaluation is the final exam.

Date: May 20

General Info: None

Lecture: None

Assignment: Commencement Exercises, Parker Center, 6:30 p.m.

Discussion Topics REQUIRED COURSE WORK:

Students must work a minimum of ten (10) hours per work per week for a period of 16 weeks. The student must have completed 160 hours by the last class day of the semester. During the course of the semester, the instructor will meet with the employer at the student's place of employment in order to complete an evaluation of the student's performance on the job.

Assignments: Monthly time and duty summaries for the previous month are due at the first appointment of each month (these will count as daily grades and for each day they are late a letter grade will be deducted).

Attendance Policy Students are expected to attend every scheduled internship assignment for the duration of the 16-week semester. If you are unable to attend your internship hours, make sure you notify both your internship supervisor and me of your plans.
Determination of Final Grade Internship Evaluation - 70%

Assignments/Projects - 30%

Final Exam Date May 12, 2011 - 12:00 PM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Mission Statement

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

90-100A
80-89B
70-79C
60-69D
Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)

 

 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.

 

 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.

 

 Special Considerations

         The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6251.

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