OLS 174 Career Exploration • 3 Cr.
Students assess their interests, skills, and strengths through a variety of methods, research jobs, and learn to create effective job-search materials. Structured to accommodate special needs learners. Prerequisite: VENTU 170 or permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:Discuss previously assessed personal interests, skills and strengths as they relate to job selection Demonstrate competence in using a career development assessment computer program Identify Career Clusters aligned to own interests, skills, strengths and values Complete career-specific informational interviews and observations and compile the information gathered Describe 2-3 jobs or careers that best match student's interests, skills, and strengths Assess and compare own skills, strengths and values to the requirements of the identified 2-3 jobs or careers Define a personal career pathway and create a long term and short term career goal that correlates with your developed career pathway
- Spring 2013 (current quarter)