Cooperative Work Experience (COOP)
Grading Mode: Standard Letter
This course allows students to earn college units(s) on-the-job by learning or improving knowledge or skills related to any type of job whether paid or volunteer. General Cooperative Work Experience is intended to assist students in acquiring and developing desirable work habits, attitudes, and career awareness. General CWE need not be related to student’s career goals or any specific vocational program or major offered by the college. Student may earn up to 4 CWE units per semester, maximum of 12 CWE combined units while at GWC. Units are awarded upon achievement of approved learning objectives and completion of required hours worked. Each unit of credit requires paid employees to document 75 hours (volunteers or unpaid employees - 60 hours) during the semester. Graded.