Career & Technical Education > Counseling & Personal Develop

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Acquaints students in choosing a career suitable to them. Involves a systematic approach to making a career choice, covering self-assessment, decision making techniques, and current occupational information. Appropriate for those undecided as to a career direction or who wish more career information prior to focusing their academic studies.


II: Course Objectives

This course is designed to help students:

  • Identify his/her interests values, skills, and abilities.
  • Learn about the world of work and be able to research occupations, job outlook, salary, educational/experiential requirements, etc. from a variety of resources.
  • Develop a job search plan including the development of a resume and cover letter, and interviewing techniques.

III: Course Linkage

The General Education Mission is to provide students with a core foundation of critical life skills with which to improve their lives. This course addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Mission by ensuring that successful students:

  • Are able to demonstrate college level reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Can engage in meaningful self assessments and work effectively with others.
  • Utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level that is appropriate to the emphasis of their degree.

Scheduled CPD-102 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CPD-102 classes scheduled for this term.