AGR 295: Work-Based Learning-Internship

Class Program
Credits 1 20 Clinical Hours 33 660
This course provides students with a valuable and practical work experience in Agriculture. Learned agriculture topics from Agriculture curriculum will be applied to and enhance the work experience. This is a paid or volunteer experience that is a supervised position both by the employer and the Agriculture instructor. The course may be repeated up to 20 credits
Quarters Offered
Summer
Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the following knowledge or skills:

  1. Obtain skills to enhance employability in an entry-level Agriculture related position
  2. Acquire professional contacts
  3. Get experience in a practical work environment.
Institutional Outcomes
IO3 Human Relations/Workplace Skills: Students will be able to demonstrate teamwork and/or workplace specific skills related to human relations
Course Content Outline
  1. Complete a work-based learning contract to include
    • Internship Description: the student will describe the position and responsibilities.
    • Learning Objectives: the student will identify learning objectives by listing what he/she wants to achieve by the end of the work placement.
    • Learning Content: the student will describe what activities will be completed to achieve the learning objectives.
  2. Complete evaluation process to include
    • The student will be evaluated by the work-based learning supervisor.
    • The student will complete a self-evaluation at the end of the work experience and address in a paper whether or not the learning objectives were achieved and how.
    • The student will present the self-evaluation to the Agriculture instructor.
Department Guidelines
Course will be graded on a pass/fail basis