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Applying for Internship & Co-op Credit

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  • In order to receive academic credit, you must meet the specific class requirements set forth by your college.


    Courses ending in '6' are Co-ops, and courses ending in '8' are Internships. You must have a KSU GPA to be considered for the programs.

    S/U*:  Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory:  Grade received for course

    • ACCT 3396 (Co-op)

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
        • 30 Credit Hours Completed
        • A grade of “C” or better in ACCT 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective / Credit toward CPA
      • Max Credits: 3 per semester (6 total Business Elective credits)
      • Note: Co-op credit can be used only in the “Business Electives” area of the BBA

      ACCT 3398 (Internship)

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
        • Admitted to Coles
        • A grade of “C” or better in ACCT 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective / Credit toward CPA
      • Max Credits: 6 Business Elective credits
      • Note: Internship credit can be used only in the “Business Electives” area of the BBA
       
      Apply Here
       
    • ECON/FIN 3396 

      • Total Credit Hours: NOTE: Students may only earn a maximum of 6 credit hours total for co-ops 
      • GPA: 2.5+
      • Prerequisite: As of Summer 2018: 30 credits, Concurrent enrollment in FIN 3100 or FIN 3100 completed with grade of “C” or better
      • Credit Hours Per Semester: Up to 3
      • Credit Hours Per Employer: Up to 3 in one semester (1 credit for every 10 hours/week up to 3 credits); up to 6 over maximum of two consecutive semesters*; No additional course credit over 6 hours will be granted for co-ops.  3 additional course credits may be earned through an internship (FIN 3398), but students must meet all qualifications to participate in the internship. (*e.g. fall/spring; spring/summer; spring/fall)
      • Recent Employment: Eligible if employment date in semester immediately preceding enrollment semester
      • Ongoing Employment: Eligible with promotion, transfer or significant new duties to commence in enrollment semester or semester immediately preceding enrollment semester; requires EFQA approval
      • Internship Credit Hours / Work Hours: Fall/Spring (16 weeks): 3 credit hours – 10-19/week; 6 credit hours – 20+/week; Summer (8 weeks): 3 credit hours – 15-29/week; 6 credit hours – 30+/week

      ECON/FIN 3398

      • Total Credit Hours: Up to 9, but only 6 with the same employer
      • GPA: 3.0+
      • Prerequisite: FIN 3100 completed with grade of “C” or better
      • Credit Hours Per Semester: Up to 6
      • Credit Hours Per Employer: Up to 6 in a single semester (a second semester at the same firm will be considered and requires departmental approval with significantly new responsibilities)- Co-op credit earned will reduce credit allowed for internships
      • Recent Employment: Eligible if employment date in semester immediately preceding enrollment semester
      • Ongoing Employment: Eligible with promotion, transfer or significant new duties to commence in enrollment semester or semester immediately preceding enrollment semester; requires EFQA approval
      • Internship Credit Hours / Work Hours: Fall/Spring (16 weeks): 3 credit hours – 10-19/week; 6 credit hours – 20+/week; Summer (8 weeks): 3 credit hours – 15-29/week; 6 credit hours – 30+/week
       
      Apply Here
       
    • International Business**

      PRE-FALL 2014

      • Participation Requirements: An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles/MGT 3100 + MGT 3600 completed/ International Internship
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: International Experience
        Max Credits: 3
      • Note: International Internships are completed within concentration: ACCT, ECON/FIN, MGT or MKTG

      FALL 2014 & later

      Participation Requirements CO-OP: An overall GPA of at least 2.5

      • 30 Credit Hours Completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3
         

      Participation Requirements: INTERNSHIP

      • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Admitted to Coles/MGT 3600 completed + 3100 course in Area of Interest (e.g. FIN 3100,
      • IS 3100, MGT 3100, MKTG 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3
         

      Note: Internships and Co-ops must have a strong international component in the student’s Area of Interest.

      Note: IB Majors must work with an Academic Advisor in the Business Undergraduate Advising Center when planning their internships

       

      Apply Here

       

    • IS 3396 (Co-op)

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
        • 30 Credit Hours Completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3 per semester, 6 total business elective credits

      IS 3398 (Internship)

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
        • Admitted to Coles
        • IS 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 6

      IS 8916

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3

      IS 8918

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Elective
      • Max Credits: 3
       
      Apply Here
       
    • ISA 3396

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
        • 30 Credit Hours Completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3 per semester / 6 total business elective credits

      ISA 3398

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
        • Admitted to Coles
        • A grade of “C” or better in ISA 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Elective
      • Max Credits: 6
       
      Apply Here
       
    • CYBR 3396: Cooperative Study

      Participation Requirements :

      • GPA Requirement: 2.5
      • A grade of ‘C’ or better in CYBR 3100,
      • Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity eMajor,
      • Approval of the Career and Internship Advisor (Career Planning and Development).

      For sophomore, junior, or senior students who wish to obtain on-the-job experience in conjunction with their academic education.

      • Minimum of 2 semesters
      • Max credits: 1-3 Credit Hours

      Grading: S/U basis

      CYBR 3398: Internship

      • Participation Requirements:
      • GPA Requirement: 3.0
      • A grade of ‘C’ or better in CYBR 3100,
      • Admission to the Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity eMajor,
      • Approval of the Career and Internship Advisor (Career Planning and Development).

      The work experience may not be with a current employer.

      Grading: S/U basis

      Max credits 1-9 Credit Hours*

      • 10-19 hrs./week = 3 credits
      • 20+ hr./week =6 credits

      *The number of credit hours applicable to degree requirements is limited.
      http://catalog.kennesaw.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=38&poid=4870&returnto=3040

    • MGT 3396

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
        • 30 Credit Hours Completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3 per semester, 9 total business elective credits

      MGT 3398

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
        • Admitted to Coles/MGT 3100
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 9
      Apply Here
       
    • MKTG 3396

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 2.5
        • 30 Credit Hours Completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 3 per semester, 6 total business elective credits

      MKTG 3398

      • Participation Requirements:
        • An overall GPA of at least 3.0
        • Admitted to Coles / MKTG 3100 + MKTG 4000 level course completed
      • Grading: S/U
      • Credit Type: Business Elective
      • Max Credits: 6
      Apply Here
       
      • Objective Statement Report
      • Skills Exploration and Resume Assignment
      • Student & Supervisor Evaluations
      • End of Semester Report

      For more information about these assignments, including due dates, please check Desire2Learn (D2L).

      * The supervisor evaluation link will be sent (toward the end of the semester) to the supervisor of each student enrolled in a co-op course. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that the evaluation is completed by their supervisor and returned to the Department of Career Planning and Development on time.

    NOTE: Co-ops should have some form of compensation; options may include salary, commuting expenses, meals, and/or events. Co-ops may be a multiple semester commitment, so Co-op students are able to reapply each semester with “No Changes” to their responsibilities. Co-ops can only earn a maximum of 3 credit hours per semester.

    • Internships may be paid or unpaid.
    • You must have a KSU GPA to be considered for the programs. Transfer students must complete at least 1 semester to be eligible for internship/co-op credit.
    • Course assignments are available in D2L
    • S/U*:  Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory:  Grade received for course
    • If your internship/co-op is more than 50 miles away from KSU, your fees may be waived if requested through the registrar.  Contact your Career and Internship Advisor for details.
 

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