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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Educational and Career Planning
Course: CPD150AC

First Term: 1997 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Emphasis on increasing student success through educational and career planning.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the process of educational and career planning. (I)
2. Describe current occupational trends and outlooks. (II)
3. Utilize career planning resources. (III)
4. Develop an education plan. (IV)
5. Describe the purpose, use, and results of using the computer generated career information system known as the Guidance Information System (GIS). (IV)
6. List sources outside the college available for career information. (IV)
7. Identify career choice elements compatible with internal satisfaction. (V)
8. Identify external determinants affecting career choice and satisfaction. (VI)
9. List the purpose and value of courses required under General Education areas of degree programs as related to career implementation. (VII)
10. State career areas as potential personal career options. (VIII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Educational and career planning process
   A. Self-assessment
   B. Assessing options
   C. Decision-making
II. Workplace trends and occupational outlook
   A. Changes in the workplace
   B. Growth-oriented industries
   C. Occupational outlook for specific job titles
III. Career planning resources
   A. Technology
   B. Printed materials
   C. People/network
IV. Educational plan
   A. General education guidelines
   B. Degree programs and requirements
   C. University transfer guidelines
   D. Value clarification
   E. Personal inventory
   F. Vocational history
IV. Occupational Information
   A. Career center
   B. Library
   C. GIS (Guidance Information System)
   D. Off-campus sources
V. Career choice elements
   A. Self-now and self-future activities
   B. Lifeline
   C. Career investigation
   D. Values clarification
   E. Myers-Briggs Inventory (MBTI)
VI. External determinants
   A. Career stereotypes
   B. Media
   C. Changing career/employment areas
VII. General education courses
   A. Career information
   B. Personal goal enhancement
VIII. Guided imagery
   A. Development
   B. Practice
   C. Assessment
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  5/27/1997

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