FOR 698A: Cooperative Education

Citrus College Course Outline of Record

Citrus College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Effective Term: Fall 2021
Credits: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Hours Arranged: 60
Prerequisite: The student must be simultaneously enrolled in a class that relates to the Cooperative Education class.
Transferable to CSU: No
Transferable to UC: No
Grading Method: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Catalog Course Description

A course designed to assist students in planning and accomplishing meaningful learning objectives related to forestry at their place of volunteer employment or training sites. 60 lab hours arranged.

Course Objectives

  • Provide example(s) of how discipline-specific knowledge is applied in a work setting.\\n
  • Demonstrate one or more discipline-specific skills acquired or improved during the experience.\\n
  • List one or more career opportunities available in the discipline, and describe the duties and responsibilities of each position.\\n
  • Prepare a technical report, poster, and/or oral presentation regarding learning outcomes using discipline-specific terminology.\\n

Major Course Content

N/A  Student will arrange for hours at a work site.

Lab Content

N/A  Student will arrange for hours at a work site.

Hours Arranged Content

The specific content and methods of study may vary depending on the particular discipline related to Wildland Resources and Forestry, but the following are common content areas:

  1. Participate in student orientation
  2. Read discipline-specific publication(s) in preparation for training site experience
  3. Develop resume and job search skills
  4. Participate in training-site learning setting
  5. Create formal presentation or paper to describe training-site activities and outcomes
  6. Communicate with working professionals to understand career pathways

Suggested Reading Other Than Required Textbook

Discipline-specific publications (primary publications and relevant review papers)

Examples of Required Writing Assignments

Students will be required to provide a written summary, report, or poster to communicate learning outcomes of training-site experience. An oral presentation given using discipline-specific terminology may also be used for the communication component.

Examples of Outside Assignments

Students will be required to complete the following types of assignments: complete minimum hours of work, participate in training-site activities, and communicate with training-site colleagues in a professional manner. Students will be able to identify how discipline-specific concepts are applied to real-world projects. Student will be required to complete 60 hours of volunteer experience per credit.

Instruction Type(s)

Lab, Online Education Lab