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2018-2019 Course Catalog 
2018-2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COMM 2780 - Communication Internship

Credits: 1-3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course provides students with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in their Communication courses. Students will work in a professional environment while applying a variety of communication concepts, theories, and/or skills. May be repeated with faculty consent for up to 6 credits total.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Completion of COMM 1021  or COMM 2011  with a grade of C or higher. Completion of a second COMM course, not listed above, with a grade of C or higher. Consent of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Ethical and legal considerations
  2. Expectations of student
  3. Expectations of Internship site
  4. Expectations of faculty/college
  5. Communication course concepts, theories, and/or skills at internship site
  6. Importance of professional resources/connections
  7. Strengths and areas needing improvement
  8. Value of evaluation: self and other’s

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply Communication course skills, concepts, and/or theories to professional settings.
  2. demonstrate networking skills.
  3. describe the demands of specific communication-related positions.
  4. develop effective workplace skills.
  5. evaluate whether this work setting/position is suitable to personal/professional goals.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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