In addition to the Haskayne School of Business's regulations governing the Bachelor of Commerce program and the regulations governing the Co-operative Education program, the following regulations also apply:
1. Bachelor of Commerce students are required to complete a minimum of three four-month work terms, two of which must be completed while registered in the Haskayne School of Business Co-operative Education program.
2. Students wishing to transfer the credit of Co-operative Education work terms either from other faculties within the University of Calgary or from other institutions must submit a Haskayne School of Business Co-operative Education application.
3. December 1 applicants will normally begin their first four-month work term (Co-operative Education 523.01) in the subsequent Summer (Spring/Summer Intersession) Term. May 1 applicants will normally begin their first four-month work term in the subsequent Winter Term. Students can work a maximum of two Summer (Spring/Summer Intersession) work terms, the third work term must take place in the Fall or Winter Term.
4. Sequencing of work terms with academic terms is a flexible process which depends upon the availability of work terms, length of work terms (four or eight months) and the student's academic requirements.
5. Students must end their Co-operative Education program with an academic term.
6. The Co-operative Education courses are in addition to the normal requirements for each degree, i.e., students must complete the required courses and the required number of non-Co-operative Education courses as students completing the traditional degree programs.
7. Students must be registered full time during their academic terms. Students taking a vacation or a leave should inform the Co-op Program Co-ordinator. While on a four-month work term a student may take one evening or weekend academic course.
8. Once students have met graduation requirements, they are no longer eligible to participate in the Co-operative Education program.
9. If a student's academic performance results in the student being required to withdraw from the Haskayne School of Business, or being placed on probation, the student will be required to withdraw from the Co-operative Education program. If the student is required to withdraw from the Co-operative Education program but has already accepted a work term, the employer will be informed that the student is no longer registered in the Co-op program. Termination of the student's employment will be at the employer's discretion.
10. While on a work term students pay an academic course fee and are considered as full-time students.
11. Upon completion of each work term, the student must present a work term report to the Co-op Program Co-ordinator at the Haskayne Career Centre.
12. Students wishing to pursue the Co-operative Education designation who are enrolled in combined degree programs, other than the BSc (Engineering)/BComm program, should consult the Co-op Program Co-ordinator for regulations. BSc (Engineering)/BComm students should consult the Engineering Internship office.
13. Students who receive a Failure (F) on a work term will be required to withdraw from the Co-operative Education program.
For further information please contact the Co-op Program Co-ordinator at the Haskayne Career Centre.