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Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Information Sciences And Technology (IST)

IST 295B IST Internship (1-3) Supervised work experience where the student is employed in an information sciences and technology position in industry, government, or academia.

IST 295B IST Internship (1-3)

This course is offered as an internship for a student within a company. Faculty and industry collaborate to specify the duties of the intern. The faculty member responsible for the course then approves the internship. The internship must consist of a minimum of 150 hours of meaningful information and technology related tasks. A written report by the student, detailing the work accomplished during the internship, is required. This report and a report from the intern supervisor form the basis for the grade.

The objectives of the course include: (1) teaching students the importance of teamwork, project management, and oral and written communication skills; and (2) exposing students to the workplace and providing them with meaningful information and technology related tasks.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: IST 110

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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