CPP700 Course Outline

Course Code: CPP700
Course Name: Co-op Integration and Career Planning
Offered Date: Fall - 2017 | Other versions
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Course Description:
The integration of classroom activities with work term experience is vital for the complete and successful learning and understanding of co-op work placement experiences. Structured integration and reflective learning with peers provides the opportunity to evaluate work experience into a broader context. Guest speakers from the industry will give students further employment exposure and an opportunity to network.
Credit Status: One Credit
Prerequisite: CPP600
Mode of Instruction: 1 hour interactive lecture per week.
Learning Outcomes:
1. Assess and evaluate the co-op work experience in terms of relevant skills and career goals achieved.

2. Summarize the co-op placement experience through a formal presentation.

3. Develop a company profile which includes relevant history of the company.

4. Create a current career portfolio to prepare for graduate job interviews that includes a resume, cover letter, follow-up letter, reference list, and a checklist for interview preparation.

5. Develop a career plan.

6. Apply co-op experience to devise career search techniques.
Topic Outline:
Prescribed Text(s):
  • None
Reference Material:
  • None
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Promotion Policy:
  • Satisfactorily complete all assignments
  • Pass the weighted average of all assessments
Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Online Coop Work Term Report (1) 5%
Presentation (1) 20%
Work Term Analysis (1) 30%
Career ePortfolio (1) 35%
Attendance & Participation 10%

Approved By:
Mary-Lynn Manton
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