Course Description: The goal of this course is to assist students in creating a career and education plan by using the information they gather about a specific career cluster through informational interviews, job shadows, and labor statistic research.
Schedule: Fall, spring, and summer semesters. This is a second eight week course and is offered once per semester.
Delivery Method: Online. Students are not expected to come to the campus at any time.
Prerequisite Courses: None.
Instructor: Aimee Erdman; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Awareness: Achieve a greater knowledge of a specific career field through informational interviews, job shadows, and researching economic forces and labor market trends.
2. Research & Critical Thinking Skills: Develop efficient research skills by finding labor market and college cost information relevant to a potential career choice.
3. Decision Making Skills: Develop greater skills in choosing appropriate careers or occupations by using a rational, systematic method of decision making that incorporates one’s knowledge of self, occupational prospects, and the world of work.
4. Portfolio: Achieve greater competence in establishing a major and a career path by constructing a career planning portfolio. Contents of the portfolio would include career interest & ability assessments, personality assessment, and career field research.
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