Work terms are determined between the employer and student, usually based on job requirements of the company as well as the work performance and academic needs of the student.
Traditional co-op schedules include alternating semesters of work and school, such as schedules A and B.
Alternative schedules include one long semester back-to-back with a summer semester (i.e. Spring/Summer or Summer/Fall); see C and D.
Co-op credit will also be given for two semesters of work; refer to schedules E and F. However, scheduling must include at least one long semester (i.e., fall or spring).
Completion of three semesters of full-time work equates to a 3 credit elective course in your major. Completion of two semesters of full-time employment equates to a 2 credit elective course in your major.