CISY 8716 - Info Technology Internship, 6 Credits

Level: Upper

Students will complete supervised field work in a selected business, industry, government or educational setting. Students carry out a planned program of educational experiences under direct supervision of an owner, manager or supervisor of information technology in an organization. Each intern will be supervised by a member of the faculty. Written and oral reports and a journal of work experience activities will be required. Evaluation will be based on the quality of experiences gained from the internship. Students will be required to complete a series of 4 brief investigative or evaluative papers while completing the internship in areas such as career development, organizational structures, organized labor, business management, security, policies, and/or industry and market trends. Two papers will be completed in each of the 6 hour internships. These courses are offered as a two-part alternative to CISY 8712. 8706 and 8716 are to be taken in sequence as two 6 credit hour classes. These 12 hours will be equivalent to CISY 8712. Students may not enroll in CISY 8712 and CISY 8706 / 8716.