Course Abstract Details

CAR-100, Career Development as a Life Process

Credits: 3

Course Description

CAR-100, Career Development as a Life Process, is an introduction to the career development process concentrating on the personal factors involved in making a mature career decision. Students are presented with various ways to survey themselves and the world of work and are encouraged to narrow down the choice to one career field. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091. Three hours lecture each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

1. Describe your interests, values & skills (GE 1,2,4,7; PG 2,3,4,6)
2. Identify what it might take to experience personal satisfaction in a career (GE 1,2,6,7; PG 1,2,5,6)
3. Assess where you would most like to use your natural talents and develop your skills (GE 1,2,7; PG 1,2,3,4)
4. Become familiar with  primary sources of occupational information & how to use them effectively in career decision making (GE 1,2,4; PG 1,2,6)
5. Develop short & long term personal goals as reference for guiding your career and learning plans (GE 1,2,7; PG 1,2,4,5)
6. Develop plans for achieving career objectives, including selection of major & transfer planning (GE 1,2,4,5; PG 2,4,5,6)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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