CWEE offers THREE courses to Earn College Credits for Your Job!
Cooperative Work Experience Education (CWEE) is a course where the student, employer, and college faculty work together to combine academic study and the student's current work experience*. CWEE students may earn up to 4 units per semester while developing marketable career skills. Please read below to see which CWEE class is right for you.
160 - General Work Experience
For students whose current job/volunteer work does not relate to their academic and/or career goal. Course offered: COOP-160 170 - Occupational Work Experience
For students whose current job/volunteer work relates to their academic and/or career goal. Courses offered: ADJUS-170, APPLI-170, ART-170, AUTO-170, BUS-170, CHDEV-170, COMSC-170, EMS-170, ETEC-170, FIRE-170, JOURN-170, KNICA-170, MANGT-170, PTEC-170, WELD-170 180 - Occupational Work Experience Internship For students working in a paid/unpaid internship that relates to their academic and/or career goal. Courses offered: ADJUS-180, APPLI-180, ART-180, AUTO-180, BUS-180, CHDEV-180, COMSC-180, EMS-180, ETEC-180, FIRE-180, JOURN-180, KNICA-180, MANGT-180, PTEC-180, WELD-180
Students may earn a maximum of 16 units of occupational work experience internship during community college attendance which may be applied as electives toward graduation. Up to 12 units may be transferable to CSU (Please see your counselor for further information).