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Disney Theme Parks and Resorts College Program

Tulane University's School of Continuing Studies offers students the ability to earn academic credit for their work and classroom experience at the Disney Theme Parks and Resorts® while participating in the Disney College Program.

The Disney College Program is a paid internship where students learn about business through lecture courses in a traditional classroom setting and in a hands-on work environment. Students may earn up to 9 semester hours while living, working and learning at the Disney Theme Parks and Resorts®.

To register, you must first apply to the Disney College Program. Once you are accepted, fill out the School of Continuing Studies application and contact Jo Ann H. Davis at 865-5555 or jdavis11@tulane.edu to register for classes.

Courses

If you want to take "Corporate Communication" at Disney, you should register for Business Communication (BSMT 2250) or Introduction to Public Speaking (SPEC 1400):

  • BSMT 2250 Business Communications (3)
    This course focuses on the three main areas for learning: The theoretical - a brief background and sources of communication theory. The practical tools of communication theory as it applies to the world of work. The experiential putting the tools to work in both a classroom setting and in a "real world" business setting.
  • SPEC 1400 Persuasive Public Speaking (3)
    Principles of audience analysis, speech composition, and delivery. Special attention is given to persuasive techniques.

If you want to take "Human Resource Management" at Disney, you should register for Human Resource Development (HRDV 3330).

  • HRDV 3330 Human Resources (3)
    This class is an introduction to organizational, legal, and psychological frameworks governing modern Human Resources Administration. This course provides an overview of the Human Resources function and the Human Resources department's role in furthering both employee and organizational goals.

If you want to take "Disney Corporate Analysis" you should register for Business Internship (BSMT 3750).

  • BSMT 3750 Business Internships (3)
    This course is designed to help students prepare for a career in business through both education and experience. Students will be required to spend 75 hours working in a business office. The internship will be secured by the student with assistance from the professor. In addition to the 75 hour requirement, students will attend all class meetings scheduled. These class meetings are for the student's benefit and designed to enhance their professional work experience.

Transfer Credit

In order to have your final grades transferred, you must have your Disney/ACE transcript sent to us and we will input the course grade. All courses will be graded as "S" (satisfactory) or "U" (unsatisfactory). Each course is worth 3 credit hours and you must pass the course in order to have the credit applied. You may then have the credit transferred from Tulane to your home institution. The transferred courses will appear as Tulane University credit hours.

NOTE: for institutions wishing to transfer graded credit from Tulane, please note that an "S" (satisfactory) indicates that the student must have received a grade of "C-" or better in the course.

Tuition

Tuition for the courses is $100 per credit hour or $900 for a full 9 hour semester. You will be billed by Tulane University. A fifty percent refund may be issue prior to the completion of one quarter of the course. There will be no refunds after one quarter of a course has been completed.

Registration

Fill out the School of Continuing Studies online application and contact Jo Ann H. Davis at (504) 865-5555 or jdavis11@tulane.edu to register for classes.

If you are already a Tulane student, contact the School of Continuing Studies.

 

More INformation

For more information about credit opportunities for the Disney College Program Internship through the
School of Continuing Studies, contact:

Jo Ann H. Davis
Senior Academic Advisor

Tulane University
School of Continuing Studies
125 Gibson Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Phone: (504) 865-5555
Fax: (504) 865-5562
Email: jdavis11@tulane.edu

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