Career Development Courses

Career Planning and Job Search Courses are offered for credit at the University Park campus. Consult the Schedule of Classes for times.


Career Planning Course

Effective Career-Decision-Making (Counselor Education 100)

Appropriate for first through fifth semester students who are in the process of exploring and defining career goals, this course explores personal interests, values, and abilities; examines methods of researching information on careers; and applies decision-making models. (3 credits)

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Job Search Courses

Job Search courses are to help you transition from college to your career. These courses are designed for juniors and seniors to:


Job Search Skills and Strategies for Educators
(Counselor Education 303)

Appropriate for juniors and seniors who have identified career goals related to Education, this course introduces and provides experience applying strategies to conduct a job search for careers in teaching. The course is appropriate for students in The College of Education, as well as students in other colleges who have identified education as a career goal. Emphasis is placed on strategies to find employment and the development of tools and techniques necessary to reach employment goals. (1 credit)

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Job Search Skills and Strategies for Technical Careers
(Agriculture 100/Science 101)

This course addresses job search strategies and is appropriate for juniors and seniors in any scientific or technical area. (For example, Science, Agriculture, Engineering, Earth and Mineral Science, Information Sciences and Technology) Through this course, students understand the process of seeking and gaining employment and also learn to effectively transition from college to the workplace. (1 credit)


Job Search Skills and Strategies for Non-Technical Careers
(Liberal Arts 401)

This course addresses job search strategies with emphasis toward juniors and seniors in non-technical majors. (For example, Arts & Architecture, Business, Communications, Health and Human Development, Liberal Arts) Through this course, students understand the process of seeking and gaining employment and also learn to effectively transition from college to the workplace. (1 credit)

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