2019 - 2020 Catalog 
    Jan 21, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Catalog
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GNST 110 - Career Development

1 Credit: (1 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 1 Contact Hours:

This course is designed to assist the student in developing life-planning skills to make informed career choices. The course focuses on self-awareness, decision-making strategies, value clarification, academic planning, career exploration, and interest inventory assessments resulting in a comprehensive career plan.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Students will analyze how internal factors impact choice of career

  1. Explain values as they relate to career choices
  2. Explain interests as they relate to career choices
  3. Explain skills as they relate to career choices

Goal 2:  Students will analyze how external factors impact choice of career

  1. Describe the training needs for different careers
  2. Evaluate the local job market trends
  3. Assess the economic opportunities in careers

Goal 3:  Students will evaluate careers accounting for both internal and external factors

  1. Evaluate at least one job in detail as it pertains to their own internal and external preferences
  2. Create a comprehensive career portfolio

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