CS 485 Computer Science Co-Op/Practicum • V1-5 Cr.


Students undertake a full-time or part-time supervised work experience with an agency, firm, or organization approved by the program. Students develop a learning plan before the work project begins and submit a final written report. A written performance review by an onsite technical supervisor will be part of a student's final assessment. Prerequisite: CS 300 and admission to BS CS program, or instructor's permission.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • -Demonstrate a personal commitment to ethical behavior, competent practice, meeting legal and regulatory requirements, taking responsibility for their own work 

  • -Apply skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom in a work setting 
  • -Acquire knowledge of the industry in which the internship is done 
  • -Demonstrate effective communication with co-workers and supervisors 
  • -Write clear, concise, and accurate technical documents 
  • -Recognize the need for, and an ability to engage in continuous learning 
  • -Describe the professional, quality, economic, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities