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COLL 111. Career Planning

Credits: 2
Department: Academic Support Department
Description: Exploration of interests, values, abilities, personality, and goals as they relate to educational and career planning. Self-assessment, major and career information research, decision-making, workplace trends, resume writing, job searching skills, and career management.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Additional fee for career assessments. For the online section, students must arrange for 2-3 on campus meetings for a MBTI interpretation, resume review, and mock interview. Alternative arrangements may be made for students not in the St. Cloud area.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify life experiences, personal characteristics, values, interests, motives and abilities that influence their occupational choices.
2. Evaluate, integrate and prioritize various life roles.
3. Use various decision-making and learning styles and articulate what constitutes effective decision making for each student.
4. Develop a support system for major and career decisions.
5. Identify possible majors and careers that are congruent with individual interests, values and abilities.
6. Describe various factors that influence career choices and career development.
7. Describe how others impact identity development and connect it to family history/careers, environment and life changes.
8. Describe what things outside individual control might influence career decisions now and in the future.
9. Connect past and present academic successes and academic difficulties to formulate academic plan.
10. Synthesize personal information about majors and careers.

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