Course Descriptions

College of Arts and Sciences

CAS 440
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 441
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 442
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 443
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 444
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 445
Cooperative Education for Arts & Sciences
3 credits

The student will learn from first-hand fieldwork experience. This experience will vary from student to student and from company to company. The dynamics of the relationships between student, cooperating supervisor and faculty advisor determine the richness, depth and breadth of the work experience.

Prerequisite(s): Student needs at least 60 credits completed and a minimum GPA of 2.5. This course requires approval from the Program Chair and the Director of Cooperative Education.

CAS 460
Topics from the Arts & Sciences
3 credits

This course is an intensive study of contemporary topics and issues in the arts and sciences.

CAS 495
Senior Seminar
3 credits

Students in this capstone course will discuss concepts that foster continued professional success. Emphasis will be placed on refining communication, self-management, and other “soft” skills that determine one’s place in an organization. Students will demonstrate their mastery of professional skills, including oral and written communication, understanding of legal and ethical issues, critical thinking and problem solving, and information literacy. Students will have the opportunity to inventory their experiences and explore career interests as they develop future goals. The content and outcomes in this course assess the broad knowledge and understanding gained in the College of Arts and Sciences majors.

Prerequisite(s): Senior status (at least 90 credits), ENG 131, ENG 122 or ENG 310 (depending on program requirements), and MAT 122 or MAT 205 or equivalent.