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Work-Based Learning combines programs of study with structured on-the-job experiences in businesses and industries. Placed in a work environment which complements classroom learning, the Work-Based Learning students practice and develop skills and competencies which have been identified by participating businesses and industries. The Work-Based Learning participants are better able to see the connection between education and work and are able to earn wages while learning from skilled professionals. The Work-Based Learning experience allows students to test potential careers and provides exposure to expanded career possibilities. Work-Based Learning students should enter the workforce better equipped with employability skills, technical capabilities, and educational backgrounds, enhancing their future career options.
Work-Based Learning also provides existing employees the opportunity to sharpen and expand skills while receiving college credit, which could lead to more job security and advancement. All Work-Based Learning students shall be aware of and comply with business/industry safety standards and regulations for employability within their field of study.
Variable credit is awarded on the basis of one semester hour per 45 industrial contact hours.