Curriculum


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Additional Resources

Select the Graduation Plan Template according to your catalog year. If you are unsure which catalog you are on, check your Poly Profile under the ‘Career Program Plans’ section. Generally, your catalog year corresponds to the year in which you came to Cal Poly. If you are on the newest catalog (2019-2020), you may use either template.

If you are on any of the older catalogs (17-19, 15-17, etc.), please use the general template. Instructions are included.

Steps to Enroll:

Step 1: Review Internship Credit Guidelines

Step 2: Download and complete Internship Contract

Step 3: Email Completed Contract to cobadvis@calpoly.edu

  • Orfalea Student Services will provide a permission code to enroll in BUS 430/IT 419 providing that all portions of the contract are complete and accurate.

Step 4: Enroll in course through Student Center using permission number provided.

  • After enrolling in the course, you’ll be added to a PolyLearn.

 

Steps to receive credit:

Step 1: Upload Completed Progress Report 1 by deadline specified

Step 2: Upload Completed Progress Report 2 by deadline specified

Step 3: Upload Final Report to PolyLearn by date specified

  • Skip this step if you choose to extend your internship (see ‘Extending your Internship” process below).

Step 4: Work with employer to complete Employer Report and upload to PolyLearn by date specified

  • Skip this step if you choose to extend your internship (see ‘Extending your Internship” process below).

 

Extending Your Internship?

Step 1: In place of completing your final and employer report, complete Extending Your Internship Contract and email to cobadvis@calpoly.edu

  • Student Services will respond with a permission code to enroll in BUS 430/IT 419 providing that all portions of the contract are complete and accurate.
  • Once enrolled in the course, you’ll be added to a PolyLearn.

Step 2: Complete additional Progress Report 1, additional Progress Report 2, Final Report and Employer Report via PolyLearn by dates specified.

 

Questions?

If you have any questions, please reach out to Orfalea Student Services.

Location: Building 03, Room 100
Phone: (805) 756-2601
Email: cobadvis@calpoly.edu

For those students interested in looking for internships/co-ops, please see Career Services for more information and browse Mustang Jobs. You can also visit your concentration department on the fourth floor of the Orfalea College of Business, Building 03, for information specific to your concentration.

BUS 100 Student Orientation and College Success

CR/NC, 2 units

Term Offered: Fall Quarter
Orientation to majors, minors, and concentrations within the Orfalea College of Business. Development of a personalized four-year plan to graduation. Career exploration for future career planning and concentration selection. Skills for academic success: goal setting, time management, study skills, registration systems/strategies, adjustment to college life.

BUS 206 Business Professionalism and Career Readiness I

CR/NC, 1 unit

Term Offered: Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters
Career development and preparation which includes self exploration, interpersonal communication, job functions and opportunities for different business disciplines, and formulation of career development plans. Application of technology for personal marketing plan and career development.

BUS 306 Business Professionalism and Career Readiness II

CR/NC, 1 unit

Term Offered: Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters
Prerequisite: BUS 206.
Continuation of BUS 206, with interpersonal leadership, networking, business communication, salary and benefit negotiations, and professional image management.