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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Introduction to College, Career and Personal Success
Course: FYE101

First Term: 2022 Fall
Lecture   1.0 Credit(s)   1.0 Period(s)   1.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S- Standard

Description: Focus on student success through exploration of academic, career and life skills. Includes study of goal-setting/success strategies, academic mindset and financial literacy. Develop an education/career plan utilizing career assessments and other college resources.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Apply habits of mind that promote academic, personal and professional growth. (I, II, III, IV, V)
2. Identify costs and financial resources necessary to achieving educational and career goals. (I, II, III, IV, V)
3. Utilize career development models, theories, assessments and research to explore and clarify career plans and educational goals. (I, II, III, IV, V)
4. Apply career decision-making to support the creation of a comprehensive, individualized education plan. (I, II, III, IV, V)
5. Practice goal setting, time management and metacognition to work toward personal, academic and/or professional milestones. (I, II, III, IV, V)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Habits of mind
   A. Purpose and career choice
   B. Growth mindset in educational and career planning
      1. Strengths
      2. Resiliency
      3. Grit
      4. Self-efficacy
II. Costs and financial resources
   A. Costs of education
      1. Long-term planning
      2. Short-term planning
   B. Resources
      1. Financial aid
      2. Scholarships
      3. Loans
      4. Grants
      5. Employment/student worker
      6. Emergency resources
III. Educational goal setting and career planning
   A. Career development models/theories
   B. Career assessments
   C. Research/exploration/planning of careers and educational programs
      1. Lifestyle
      2. Values and personal identity
      3. Costs of education and career choice
      4. Time to complete
   D. Field of Interest (FOI)
      1. Confirmation of FOI selection
      2. Connection to FOI support team
   E. Transfer/workforce goals
   F. Work-Based Experiences
IV. Educational planning
   A. Education plan
      1. Connecting with FOI advisor
      2. Connecting with Career Services
      3. Connecting with discipline faculty
      4. Connecting with faculty advisors
   B. Work-based experiences based on FOI
   C. Co-curricular opportunities/FOI events
V. Student success strategies in career decision making and educational planning
   A. Metacognition/critical thinking
   B. Goal setting
   C. Time management
   D. Problem-solving
   E. Decision-making
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 14, 2021

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