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CWE 149 Cooperative Work Experience OCCUPATIONAL

1.0 - 8.0 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: To participate in Cooperative Work Experience: (1) students must be working at a job within their major, (2) students must be able to become involved in new or expanded responsibilities on the job, (3) the employer must be willing to cooperate with the college in the supervision and evaluation of the student and (4) the student must attend all coordination/consultation meetings in addition to other work and class responsibilities. NUMBER OF TIMES COURSE CAN BE REPEATED: Students enrolled in CWE 149 may earn up to 8 units of credit per semester not to exceed 16 units in total. Any units earned in any other Cooperative Work Experience course will be included in the 16 unit maximum. CWE Units Unpaid Placement: 1 unit 60 hours 2 units 120 hours 3 units 180 hours 4 units 240 hours 5 units 300 hours 6 units 360 hours 7 units 420 hours 8 units 480 hours CWE Units Paid Placement: 1 unit 75 hours 2 units 150 hours 3 units 225 hours 4 units 300 hours 5 units 375 hours 6 units 450 hours 7 units 525 hours 8 units 600 hours
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Supervised employment extending classroom-based learning to an on-the-job learning environment relating to the student's career and educational goals. In addition, these work experiences improve the student's basic work skills and professional competencies by creating career awareness, improving work habits, and fostering positive workplace attitudes. Cooperative Work Experience: Occupational is available in the following majors:

CWE 302 Cooperative Work Experience General

1.0 - 6.0 units.
Limitations on Enrollment: To participate in Cooperative Work Experience: (1) students must be working , (2) students must be able to become involved in new or expanded responsibilities on the job, (3) the employer must be willing cooperate with the college in the supervision and evaluation of the student and (4) the student must attend all coordination/consultation meetings in addition to other work and class responsibilities. Students enrolled in CWE 302 may earn up to 6 units of credit per semester not to exceed 16 units in total. Any units earned in any other cooperative work experience will be included in the 16 unit maximum.
Acceptable for credit: D - Credit - Degree Applicable
Course Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Supervised employment extending classroom-based learning to an on-the-job learning environment not directly related to the student's career and educational goals. In addition, these work experiences improve the student's basic work skills and professional competencies by creating career awareness, improving work habits, and fostering positive workplace attitudes. Students enrolled in CWE 302 may earn up to 6 units of credit per semester not to exceed 16 units in total. Any units earned in any other cooperative work experience will be included in the 16 unit maximum. The following formula is used to determine the number of units to be awarded in cooperative work experience courses: each 60 hours of unpaid work equals 1 unit; each 75 hours of paid work equals 1 unit. CWE Units Unpaid Placement: 1 unit = 60 hours; 2 units = 120 hours; 3 units = 180 hours; 4 units = 240 hours; 5 units = 300 hours; 6 units = 360 hours. CWE Units Paid Placement: 1 unit = 75 hours; 2 units = 150 hours; 3 units = 225 hours; 4 units = 300 hours; 5 units = 375 hours; 6 units = 450 hours.