What to expect from the Career Development course
At the conclusion of the course, the student should be able to:
A. Identify career development theories that use a systematic approach to life-long career decision-making.
B. Demonstrate an expanded understanding of self through the collection and application of information related to
interests, skills, personality style, values and life stages to career development process.
C. Conduct career research by gathering factual information on the World of Work.
D. Locate and utilize occupational resources that can be used in individual career decision-making and goal setting.
E. Utilize technological resources which apply to their personal and career development.
F. Analyze the logical connections between self information and the World of Work information.
G. Evaluate and make preliminary decisions regarding implementation of a realistic career plan.
H. Demonstrate knowledge of job search strategies such as researching job openings, writing a resume,
interviewing for a job, and networking.
Major Areas of Course Content:
Career Development Process
3) Personal & work values
World of Work Information
Labor Market information