Design a course exploring a program-related work experience (paid/volunteer) and your professional development.
To build a Work Experience course you must secure a work placement (paid or volunteer) working a minimum of 120 hours over a 12-week semester. In addition to completing placement hours, you will set learning objectives, submit monthly reports, participate in a monitor visit, and complete a final deliverable.
All Work Experience courses are classified as elective courses for your program planning.
You may take a maximum of 2 as part of your degree(s).
Applied Studies 2000/2001
Create a Pass/Failcourse exploring a program associated work experience (paid/volunteer) and relate it to your professional development
Applied Studies 2010/2011
Create a graded course exploring a program associated work experience (paid/volunteer) with a related academic deliverable
An Applied Studies course fee is the same as any other 3-credit course on campus. Find out more about University of Lethbridge tuition.
Minimum 2.0 GPA
Second-year standing (a minimum 30.0 successful credit hours)
Placements may be self-initiated or visit MyExperience and search for approved Applied Studies opportunities.
Develop Learning Objectives and course syllabus
Submit monthly reports to your Applied Studies Instructor
Participate in Monitor Visit (virtual or on-site)
Employer submits a Student Performance Evaluation
Grading and Evaluation
Applied Studies 2000/2001 is graded as either a pass or fail. You must complete the minimum required placement hours, submit all required reports and deliverables, participate in a monitor visit, and receive a successful employer evaluation in order to pass. If course requirements are not fulfilled, a grade of “F” will appear on your transcript.
Applied Studies 2010/2011 is a letter-graded course:
70% Academic deliverable(s) - as per your approved Academic Plan
20% Student Performance Evaluation – completed by your Work Placement Supervisor at the end of the semester and reviewed by your Applied Studies Instructor
10% Monthly Reflective reports- assigned and graded by your Applied Studies Instructor
Before you start
Start building your own course by consulting with an Applied Studies Instructor and checking your program planning guide.
Connect with Applied Studies Instructor
Learn more and discuss your proposal for an Applied Studies course.