Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

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IME 2990 - Cooperative Education


Catalog Description:

A cooperative education program involves a full-time planned and supervised work experience in industry during the semester or the equivalent on a part-time basis. A written report of the student’s activities will be required. May be elected four semesters for a maximum of twelve semester credit hours. Must be taken on a credit/no credit basis.

Credits: 1 to 3 hours

Lecture Hours - Laboratory Hours: (Arr.)


Prerequisites by Topic:

  1. Student must be in good academic standing and be in a curriculum in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
  2. Student must have completed the sophomore year.
  3. Student must fill out Student Co-op Registration Card.
  4. Student must provide a job description from the employer, and have the work experience approved by the Cooperative Education Director.

Course Requirements:

  1. Student must submit a written evaluation of their performance from their immediate supervisor.
  2. Student must submit a report of their co-op experience upon completion. Instructions will be provided after course registration
  3. Students must complete an exit interview with the Cooperative Education Director, at the completion of the work semester.

Textbooks:

None.


Course Coordinator:

Fred Sitkins, M.A.

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
F-231 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: (269) 276-3375
Email: fred.sitkins@wmich.edu

Revision Date: Spring 2009

 

Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
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