Cooperative Education

Cooperative Education allows a student to earn college credit for working, mentoring, or job shadowing as long as the student’s experience follows an educational track. The student is assigned to a faculty member whose field of expertise is in the chosen educational track. The student receives a letter grade, and it will go toward his or her GPA. The student must have arranged for the co-op experience before registering for the class. The Cooperative Education Office will determine if the experience qualifies for credit. The student must set goals or objectives to accomplish on the job. The student meets with the assigned faculty coordinator to approve and finalize the goals. The number of goals depends on the number of credits.

Three credits - 4 goals
Two credits - 3 goals
One credit - 2 goals

While taking other course work, a student may obtain up to three credits of cooperative education per semester for a total of twelve credits from Snow College.

The Snow CollegeCooperative Education student must also work a minimum number of hours in order to receive credit.For three credits, the work requirement is 135 hours a semester or approximately 10 to 12 hours a week. For two credits, the requirement is 90 hours a semester or approximately 5 to 6 hours a week. For one credit a student must work 45 hours a semester or two to three hours per week. In addition, the Cooperative Education student must keep a journal and submit a final essay.The student’s work supervisor and faculty coordinator must verify that assignments are completed. The faculty coordinator then assigns a grade.

A student may also obtain credit if working full-time during a semester such as during the summer. While working full-time, a student may take up to six credits of Cooperative Education per semester for a total of twelve cooperative education credits from Snow College.

If you wish to sign up for Cooperative Education Credit, there will be a $25 charge.

Contact Information

Snow College
Cooperative Education Office
Student Success Center
Greenwood Student Center, Room 241
Ephraim, UT 84627

Phone 435 283 7321 or email email address for this person with Cooperative Education in the subject line.

Student Success Center | Snow College
150 College Avenue | GSC 241 | Ephraim, UT 84627
email address for this person | 435-283-7313