Fall 2020 Course Syllabus
Course: POFT-2386- Section: 01
Internship-Administrative Assistant-Secretarial Science, General
|Description||A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized theory, skills, and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.|
|Prerequisites||Successful completion of 45 semester hours toward an Office Administration degree and minimum overall GPA of 2.0|
As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes||
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material.
PSLO 1: Demonstrates appropriate professionalism in the administrative workplace environment.
SLO 1: Students will demonstrate appropriate professionalism in the administrative workplace
PSLO 2: Uses current business administration skills.
SLO 2: Students will use current business administration skills.
PSLO 3: Uses current business office software applications.
SLO 3: Students will use current business office software application:
PSLO 4: Create effective business documents, evaluate business documents; and apply ethical
SLO 4: Students will create effective business documents, evaluate business documents; and apply
ethical communication practices.
Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.
|Students must work a minimum of 10-13 hours per week for a period of 15 weeks (or the length of the semester). The students must have completed 160 hours by the last day of classes of the semester. Students may not work 20 or more hours per week and end the semester early. Students must work all semester in order to receive a more beneficial learning experience.|
Week 1 through Week 15: Work 10-13 hours a week at internship location, and complete 160 hours by December 2. Students will keep a weekly journal on their intern experience and will prepare weekly reports due each Monday for the previous week to be turned in on Black Board.
Week 1 Report: Attend mandatory orientation with instructor. Turn in documents handed out in meeting.
Week 2 and 3 Report: Turn in Work Schedule, Cover Letter and Resume Due
Week 4 Report: Interview assignment
Week 5 Report: Time Management assignment
Week 6 Report: Complete assignments given at internship location
Week 7 Report: Company History
Week 8 Spring Break
Week 9 Report: Mid Semester Report Due
Week 10 Report: Letter of Recommendation
Week 11 Report: Complete assignments given at internship location
Week 12 Report: Professional Goals
Week 13 Report: Complete assignments given at internship location
Week 14 Report: Complete assignments given at internship location
Week 15 Report: Schedule Exit interview and Final report due.
(Schedule is subject to change)
|Final Exam Date||December 3, 2020 - 10:00 AM Through December 3, 2020 - 11:00 AM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
|Internship evaluation 70%, Assignments 30%|
|Instructor Policies||Students must work a minimum of 10-13 hours per week for a period of 15 weeks (or the length of the semester). The students must have completed 160 hours by the last day of classes of the semester. Students may not work 20 or more hours per week and end the semester early. Students must work all semester in order to receive a more beneficial learning experience.|
|Attendance Policy||Students must adhere to the dress code and other policies of their internship location (i.e., scrubs, no denim, etc.). Students must notify internship supervisor and instructor regarding absences. It is the student's responsibility to make up any missing hours. All internship hours must be completed by noon on last class day of semester.|
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
|ADA Considerations||The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.|
|MyLSCPA||Be sure to check your campus E-mail and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal (My.LamarPA.edu). When you've logged in, click the email icon in the upper right-hand corner to check email, or click on the "My Courses" tab to get to your Course Homepage. Click the link to your course and review the information presented. It is important that you check your email and Course Homepage regularly. You can also access your grades, transcripts, and determine who your academic advisor is by using MyLSCPA.|
E-Mail/Voice Mail Etiquette:
Students must use appropriate e-mail etiquette when corresponding with instructor; for example, complete sentences and a full subject line with your name/course name. Voice mail messages should be clearly spoken identifying students name, course, and any return phone number.
|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|