III STUDENT ELIGIBILITY COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ACADEMIC CREDIT INTERNSHIP POLICY

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III. STUDENT ELIGIBILITY & COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ACADEMIC CREDIT INTERNSHIP POLICY To qualify, the student and the internship must meet all requirements. Your department may have more extensive requirements than the general policy below. Applications for academic internships will not be approved unless all the criteria are met. 1. The student must be a declared major in the College of Business and in good academic standing at UTSA and in the College of Business. 2. Complete a minimum of 75 semester credit hours of which a minimum of 15 credit hours have been completed at UTSA; 3. Meet all the prerequisites of the current catalog; consult your major degree requirements for specific details. See Figure 1 on pages 3-4 4. Each student must adhere to the requirements of his/her catalog of graduation concerning the total number of hours of internship that may be earned for academic credit. Please note the following: Each 3-credit hour academic credit internship must be completed with a different company/organization. 5. The internship must be in (or related to) the student’s declared major . 6. The internship must last at least 200 work hours. 7. To qualify, students interning with a for-profit company must have at least a minimum-wage paid internship that complies with the U.S. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which governs minimum wage requirements in for-profit organizations. Students interning with a nonprofit 501(c)(3) or government agency may have an unpaid internship. See the DOL Fact Sheet 71 for more information at 8. The application process is a multi-step process. 1) Students complete their portion of the application. 2) Submit application for review to their Academic advisor. 3) Next students may make an agreement with their faculty sponsor to supervise the internship. 4) The next step is a final review for approval by the Department Chair and Associate Dean. 5) Advisors will notify students if and when the internship is approved and will then register the student for the course.
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UTSA College of Business P a g e | 3 IV. Figure 1 ACADEMIC CREDIT INTERNSHIP PREREQUISITES & FACULTY ADVISOR LIST DEPARTMENT COURSE FACULTY SUPERVISOR OFFICE PHONE ACCOUNTING ACC 4933 Dr. Marshall Pitman BB 4.03.62 458-5230 Prerequisites 12 hours of upper division accounting courses including ACC 3033 and a 3.0 grade point average in upper division accounting courses, a 3.0 UTSA grade point average (GPA) NOTE: Credit cannot be earned for both ACC 4933 and ACC 4963 (Accounting Practicum) NOTE: Only 3 credit hours of ACC 4933 or ACC 4963 can be earned to meet degree requirements ACTUARIAL SCIENCE STA 4933 Dr. Raydell Tullous BB 4.01.10 458-5381 Prerequisites 2.5 GPA and meeting with Dr. Tullous CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (MINOR) RFD 4903 Dr. Ray Teske BB 4.06.26 458-7333 Prerequisites MGT 3003; completion of 9 hours consisting of any combination FIN 3014, and/or CSM or RFD prefixes listed in degree requirements Part A and/or support work Part B ECONOMICS ECO 4933 Dr. Fathali Firoozi BB 4.02.62 458-5395 Prerequisites 12 hours upper division economics courses; UTSA 2.50 grade point average ENTREPRENEURSHIP ENT 4933 Dr. Anita Leffel
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