Feb 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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CAR 102 - Career Self-Assessment and Planning


Number of Credits: 1
Career Self-Assessment and Planning will provide students with theoretical knowledge and assessment of personal factors including interests, abilities and values as related to career decisions. The course provides instruction in the use of occupational outlook information and career field research methods. Emphasis is placed on the career development process and its relationship to personal development. Attention will be given to academic strengths and challenges. Students will compose a portfolio of personal information and research of identified career areas to develop options for an initial career plan. One hour lecture each week. One Credit. One billable hour.

Pre-requisite(s): eligibility for ENGL 101 .
Course Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. Define the differences between a career and jobs.
  2. Identify personal skills, capabilities, interests and values and understand the relationship to career choice.
  3. Identify options, majors and areas of study that are relevant to career interests.
  4. Write a research paper of career areas using journals, web sources, and informational interviews.
  5. Develop a portfolio of assessments, career research to support a career decision.
  6. Create a short and long term career strategy.



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