|Course ID:||FINA 4800. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Internship and/or Cooperative Education|
|Students are permitted to enter business establishments or governmental agencies for the purpose of obtaining practical and applied business experience. An in-depth paper based on an approved banking or finance topic is required.|
|Oasis Title:||INTERN/COOP ED|
|Nontraditional Format:||Internship not involving formal lecture or laboratory. For
credit, the student must find a finance-related internship and
work a minimum of 8 full weeks (40 hour work weeks).|
|Prerequisite:||FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H|
|Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year. |
|Grading System:||S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)|
This is a class for a student in finance who is working on an
internship for a firm engaged in financial analysis in some
way. While the real world experience of the internship itself
is the main outcome for the student, the course requirements
extend the learning benefits of the internship. Specifically,
the student must write a paper discussing the company they
worked for and a key financial issue the firm faces. Thus, the
1) Get real world financial experience in an internship.
This benefits the student both in direct learning and in
gaining experience valuable in their further career.
2) Apply knowledge from their business and other UGA
classes to analyze a firm they have worked for and analyze a
real world issue facing the firm.