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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Career, College and Life Success Course List


Career, College, and Life Success

Courses

  • CCLS 100 - Steps to Success



    Maximum of 2.0 possible Credits
    Students, new and continuing, receive an orientation to success strategies and campus resources, with assignments that help pave the way to that success. Discussion of learning styles, instructors’ expectations, time management, an introduction to Blackboard, and more!

    Course Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Navigate college resources, advising, and college support systems. [COMMUNICATE]
    2. Describe the College-Wide Abilities and their importance to student success. [REASON]
    3. Identify strengths and barriers to success, using self-assessment techniques, and target areas for further development. [REASON]
    4. Develop goals and design an action plan for continued educational success. [REASON]
    5. Assess learning style preference(s) and identify strategies that maximize personal learning styles. [EXPLORE]
    6. Utilize college technology to access student data, class information, communication systems, instruction, and instructional support. [ACT]
  • CCLS 105 - Choosing A Major/Career



    Maximum of 2.0 possible Credits
    Identify and examine your motivators, experiences, skills, personality, values, and needs that affect choosing a major and/or making career and life decisions. Discover your “best fit” career options and design an Action Plan.

    Course Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Inventory relevant experiences, transferable and job-specific skills, interests, motivators, values, resilience, and strengths and describe how these contribute to college major and career choices. [REASON]
    2. Navigate and utilize on-campus departments, contacts, and processes, and online and community resources, to research college major and career descriptions, requirements, and occupational outlook. [EXPLORE]
    3. Compare and describe self-assessment with college major and career research to determine compatible, realistic career paths. [COMMUNICATE]
    4. Design an Action Plan integrating self-knowledge and research to progress toward current and future educational and career goals. [ACT]
  • CCLS 106 - Express Career Planning



    Maximum of 1.0 possible Credits
    Short-term class uses personality and interest inventories and assignments to help generate career possibilities for you to research and consider. You will also develop an Action Plan for the next step on your path to career satisfaction!

    Course Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Inventory relevant experiences, transferable and job-specific skills, interests, motivators, values, resilience, and strengths and how these contribute to college major and career choices. [REASON]
    2. Navigate and utilize on-campus departments, contacts, and processes, and on-line and community resources, to research college major and career descriptions, requirements, and occupational outlook. [EXPLORE]
    3. Compare and describe self-assessment with college major and career research to determine compatible, realistic career paths. [COMMUNICATE]
    4. Design an Action Plan integrating self-knowledge and research to progress toward current and future educational and career goals. [ACT]
  • CCLS 111 - Career and Life Planning



    Maximum of 3.0 possible Credits
    Use critical thinking skills, group interaction and assignments to explore and analyze values, skills, interests, and goals. Examine job trends and “best fit” careers. Includes interest and personality inventories to guide research and analysis.

    Course Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Inventory relevant experiences, transferable and job-specific skills, interests, motivators, values, resilience, and strengths and how these contribute to college major and career choices. [REASON]
    2. Navigate and utilize on-campus departments, contacts, and processes, and online and community resources, to research college major and career descriptions, requirements, and occupational outlook. [EXPLORE]
    3. Compare and describe self-assessment with college major and career research to determine compatible, realistic career paths. [COMMUNICATE]
    4. Design an Action Plan integrating self-knowledge and research to progress toward current and future educational and career goals. [ACT]
    5. Explain personal work and career philosophy and describe how it compares to a general career development philosophy. [COMMUNICATE]
  • CCLS 116 - Test Taking Success



    Maximum of 2.0 possible Credits
    Increase confidence in confronting and reducing test anxiety, learn coping strategies, and apply skills to facilitate academic and personal success.

    Course Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

    1. Identify learning style and apply to studying course material for test preparation. [REASON]
    2. Utilize autobiography and self-assessment to identify strengths, resiliency, and history of test anxiety to develop and outline coping strategies. [COMMUNICATE]
    3. Define locus of control and describe its potential impact on test performance. [REASON]
    4. Describe characteristics of a successful study environment and study schedule, and design and implement a study plan. [ACT]
    5. List and apply techniques for enhancing memory, studying, taking notes, and steps for successful test taking. [ACT]
    6. Categorize the types and causes of test anxiety, and describe and apply stress-management and anxiety-reduction techniques. [COMMUNICATE]