Business Internship

Course Code:

Credit Hours:
1 - 3

Effective beginning:



Course Description:
The business internship is designed for business students accepted into the BSBA Program who desire to gain real world experience in the business field through on the job practice. Students work under the direction of an approved industry professional, a faculty advisor, and the internship director. A minimum of 35 hours on the job is required for each semester hour of credit earned. 1-3 semester hours credits; no more than three (3) semester hours credit earned in this course.


Course Details


To be eligible, the student must have:

  • successfully completed with a grade of C or better a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework towards a BSBA degree in Management
  • an interview with the course instructor or coordinator of the program
  • an internship application
  • approval from the dean of the department



As assigned


Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.



Assignment/course outline:

In this course, students gain real world experiences through on-the-job practice and writing a summary of the knowledge gained through weekly deliverables and an end of course project.


Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:  

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing.   

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses. 

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices.  

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.


Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomes Discipline-level learning outcomes Assessment methods 

1. Evaluate complex situations, identify key issues, compare and contrast the work experience to the management theories.  

2. Appraise the value of hands on experience within the business environment.  

3. Synthesize and ability to communicate professionally, strong work aptitude, professional appearance, and ethical behavior.

4. Integrate concepts from other Bachelor of Science Business Administration courses with the hands-on work experience.

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-1, BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5 

Tests, Quizzes, Homework


Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Attend and participate in class regularly.
  • Read all assigned material before class.
  • Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  • Participate in discussions.
  • Demonstrate your mastery of the required skills on quizzes, exams, etc.
  • Complete all assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  • All written documents as well as online assignments must be completed using correct grammar, spelling, and structure.


The grading breakdown is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor.

  • Quizzes, up to 40%
  • Test (includes midterm and final), up to 60%
  • Assignments, Projects and/or Labs, up to 40%
  • Participation, up to 20%

Please see your first day handout for individual instructor grading schemes.

Academic Honesty: Do not attempt to get assistance on exams from any other individual; or to complete assignments or gain answers for quiz questions or assignments dishonestly. Please refer to the Chipola College Catalog and the Chipola College Student Handbook for information on the Academic Honor Code and the Academic Honor Code – Consequences. Academic dishonesty includes but is not limited to plagiarism, cheating, and misrepresentation on assignments, quizzes and/or exams. 


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