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The Professional Development Practicum is designed to enhance students’ leadership objectives and career development goals by offering a wide selection of experiential activities from which students may choose to suit their needs.

Practicum Objectives

At the conclusion of the practicum, students will be able to thoughtfully reflect upon and effectively communicate how their practicum experience:

  • enhanced their career development objectives
  • enhanced their leadership skills
  • enhanced their interpersonal skills
  • increased their involvement in the academic community
  • increased their involvement in the business and professional community

Practicum Activities 

The practicum is a flexible, four-credit hour course. Students have the two options to complete their practicum requirement. 

Option 1: Take two, two-credit hour courses from the following list of choices:

  • BUS 698-1: Career Development 
  • BUS 698-2: Leadership
  • BUS 698-3: SAP Workshop Certification
  • BUS 699: Research
  • BUS 690: Internship
  • BUS 699: Service Learning Project
  • MGT/MKT 692: International Travel Study

Option 2: Take one four-credit hour course:

  • MGT/MKT 692: International Travel Study

Contact Information

PDP Coordinator Stephanie Thomason
Graduate Business Advisor Fernando Nolasco
Faculty Advisor Stephanie Thomason
Coaching Advisor Stephanie Thomason
Internship Director Dean Koutroumanis
Internship Coordinator Kelly Allgeier
International Internships Marca Bear
Career Services Director Mark Colvenbach
Careers Services Advisor Katie Meyer Griffith
Sustainability Advisor Dan Verreault