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CPD 120 Career Awareness
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Spring 2008
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
Cross-Listed: N/A

Description: Designed to assist students in career exploration through an awareness of self and educational planning. Includes topics such as current occupational trends,personal/vocational skills and interests, and career planning.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: RDG094

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the processes of career and life planning and the educational preparation and career training necessary.

2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss current occupational trends and outlooks.

3. (Comprehension Level) Explain how occupations are organized into career families and how disciplines may have multiple related career options.

4. (Application Level) Correlate the results of self-assessments and career inventories to career and life choices.

5. (Application Level) Identify and utilize available career information resources to construct an individual career plan.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. List the steps involved in the career-decision making process.

2. Utilizing various self-assessment and career inventories, identify own strengths in relationship to various career and life choices.

3. Research and prepare a report on current occupational trends and the job outlook for a chosen career.

4. Design an individual career plan including educational, personal and occupational goals and objections.