Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts

Degree Discipline



It was the purpose of this study (1) to present a description of training programs which are planned to prepare business students for specific employment in offices; (2) to show the early development of co-operative office training programs; (3) to present the current practices in, and standards for, co-operative office training programs; (4) to examine the criteria for a well-planned co-operative office training program; (5) to determine the effectiveness of the Prairie View College office training program; and (6) to compare the Prairie View program with the office training programs of nine other land-grant colleges in terms of their operational procedures.

The study also sought information concerning the following questions: 1. What are the aims of co-operative office training programs? 2. what are the advantages and disadvantages of co-operative office training programs? 3. What are some suggestions for improvement of co-operative office training programs as stated by participants in the program?

Committee Chair/Advisor

Terry M. Brookins

Committee Member

Lillian B. Garnett

Committee Member

J. L. Brown


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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