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ACHV 053 - ACHIEVE Practicum Seminar

3 Credits
Students will participate in the practicum seminar while simultaneously completing community-based internships, combining classroom theory with practical experience gained in the workplace. The practicum experiences are tied directly to students’ career goals and employment plan developed with Employment Consultant and employment agency. Students will discuss and track progress toward practicum learning outcomes, discuss issues and concerns that happen on the job with instructors and peers, and role-play effective on the job communication strategies.


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day, Online
Winter Day, Online
Spring Day, Online

Designed to Serve ACHIEVE students who are completing community based internships
Active Date 20190709T10:50:25

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 33
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Site selection is made with Employment Consultant and meets department and agency criteria
  • Goal-setting and development of measurable learning objectives
  • Students complete and submit hours weekly
  • Students reflect on internship duties, relationships and learning goals 
  • Completion of employer and student evaluation forms

Student Learning Outcomes
Self-evaluate progress made on practicum learning outcomes

Adequately perform assigned internship duties

Display appropriate workplace behavior (e.g., arriving on time, customer service skills)

Correctly document and report work hours

Effectively communicate job skills improvement plan, based on mid-internship supervisor evaluation

Construct resume documenting details about internship details and achievements

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