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Curriculum Action Notice

From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

Nov. 19th, 2009

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Jeffrey Bossworth , 206 Pinecrest Manor, ext. 4762.

1.      NEW COURSE: ACC 3450: Accounting Practicum

Purpose and Nature of Course:          The course allows students to gain practical experience in 

            business organizations, government agencies or not-for-profit organizations.

Prefix: ACC    Number: 3450         CIP:__________________

Course Title: Accounting Practicum                                                                                          

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

A C C O U N T I N G  P R A C T I C U M

For variable credits, list Minimum Credit _1____; Maximum Credits __5___        

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):   

Supervised and evaluated participation in the regular accounting related activities of a business organization, government agency or not-for-profit organization. In consultation with the supervising faculty member, the student is expected to document work experience and have positive performance evaluation from immediate supervisor.

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course)

30 credits earned. All practicum credits are considered free electives May be taken for 1 to 5 credits.

 

2.      NEW COURSE: ACC 4450: Accounting Internship

Purpose and Nature of Course:  The course allows students to gain practical experience in 

            business organizations, government agencies or not-for-profit organizations.

Prefix: ACC    Number: 4450         CIP:__________________

Course Title: Accounting Internship                                                                                             

Abbreviated Title (for Master Schedule), Maximum 20 spaces

A C C O U N T I N G  I N T E R N S H I P

For variable credits, list Minimum Credit __6___; Maximum Credits __15___      

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):   

A link between the classroom and accounting experience on the job, the internship provides qualified students a three way arrangement among the professor-advisor, the employer and the student-employee. Students may obtain appropriate internship employment on their own or in conjunction with the internship advisor.   May be taken for 6 to 15 credits.  One 40-hour work period is required for each semester hour of credit for which the course is taken.  

Prerequisites: (Courses which MUST be completed prior to taking this course) 60 credit hours earned

 

 

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