Career & Technical Education > Counseling & Personal Develop

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Offers career development and job seeking strategies. Acquaints students in choosing a suitable career and the necessary work readiness skills to gain and maintain successful employment. Includes Career assessment activities and employability skills training, such as job application, resume, and job interview skills. Covers disability rights and accommodations in the workplace.


II: Course Objectives

This course is designed to help students:

  • Gain factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, and trends) about assertiveness techniques.
  • Learn fundamental principles, generalizations, and theories in regards to assertiveness.
  • Learn to apply course materials to improve communication, problem solving, and decision making.

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-123 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no CPD-123 classes scheduled for this term.