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Internship in the Arts
INTERNSHIP
CLASS CODE: ART 498 CREDITS:  1 - 4
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An internship experience corresponding to the student's area of emphasis.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This is an independent internship course that is designed to give students a hands-on introduction to their intended profession. Students generally arrange for their own internship in consultation with the Department Internship Coordinator (see the department secretary for more information).
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Have a professional comparative experience in the emphasis area.
-- Understand the corporate work load needs and schedule.
-- Be more prepared for the corporate work arena before graduation.
-- Be motivated to finish graduation remaining classes, such as a the BFA Project, with the corporate arena in mind.

REQUIREMENTS: Students may enroll for 1 credit for each 75-hour period of work for a maximum of 3 credits. Several important forms must be completed by the student, the Department Internship Coordinator, and by the Internship provider, prior to enrolling in this course. A student must be added to this course by the Department Internship Coordinator.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: At the completion of this course, students will have completed 75-225 hours of guided instruction from an approved Internship provider. Work should be focused in the student's area of emphasis. The Internship provider should complete an evaluation for the student.

EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004