Academic Catalogs

Cooperative Work Experience (COOP)

COOP G1011 Unit (60, 75 other hours)  
Cooperative Work Experience  
Prerequisite(s): Student must have: (1) Consent of Program Coordinator or designee; (2) Working in a job directly related to college major or career goal; (3) Must be initially enrolled in a minimum of seven (7) units including Work Experience.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Designed to offer students the opportunity to earn credit for learning experiences identified in their job. Employment must relate to the student’s educational or career goals. The learning value will be identified through the use of job related objectives. TOTAL OF SEVEN UNITS INCLUDING WORK EXPERIENCE. VETERANS MUST ALSO BE CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE G100 IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR VA BENEFITS. Graded.

COOP G1022 Units (120, 150 other hours)  
Cooperative Work Experience  
Prerequisite(s): Student must have: (1) Consent of Program Coordinator or designee; (2) Working in a job directly related to college major or career goal; (3) Must be initially enrolled in a minimum of seven (7) units including Work Experience.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Designed to offer students the opportunity to earn credit for learning experiences identified in their job. Employment must relate to the student’s educational or career goals. The learning value will be identified through the use of job related objectives. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN A TOTAL OF SEVEN UNITS INCLUDING WORK EXPERIENCE. VETERANS MUST ALSO BE CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE G100 IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR VA BENEFITS. Graded.

COOP G1033 Units (180, 225 other hours)  
Cooperative Work Experience  
Prerequisite(s): Student must have: (1) Consent of Program Coordinator or designee; (2) Working in a job directly related to college major or career goal; (3) Must be initially enrolled in a minimum of seven (7) units including Work Experience.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Designed to offer students the opportunity to earn credit for learning experiences identified in their job. Employment must relate to the student’s educational or career goals. The learning value will be identified through the use of job related objectives. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN A TOTAL OF SEVEN UNITS INCLUDING WORK EXPERIENCE. VETERANS MUST ALSO BE CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE G100 IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR VA BENEFITS. Graded.

COOP G1044 Units (240, 300 other hours)  
Cooperative Work Experience  
Prerequisite(s): Student must have: (1) Consent of Program Coordinator or designee; (2) Working in a job directly related to college major or career goal; (3) Must be initially enrolled in a minimum of seven (7) units including Work Experience.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Designed to offer students the opportunity to earn credit for learning experiences identified in their job. Employment must relate to the student’s educational or career goals. The learning value will be identified through the use of job related objectives. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN A TOTAL OF SEVEN UNITS INCLUDING WORK EXPERIENCE. VETERANS MUST ALSO BE CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE 100AD IN ORDER TO QUALIFY FOR VA BENEFITS. This course may be taken 4 times Graded.

COOP G191C1-4 Units (60-300 other hours)  
Cooperative Work Experience - General  
Prerequisite(s): Student must have: (1) Consent of academic program faculty and division dean; (2) Consent of CWE Program Coordinator or designee; (3) Working in a job intended to assist students in acquiring desirable work habits, attitudes, and career awareness.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

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.