NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMART
SDV 107 – CAREER EDUCATION (2 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Surveys career options available to students. Stresses career development and assists in the understanding of self in the world of work. Assists students in applying decision-making to career choice.  Lecture 2 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

The purpose of this course is to expand the student’s awareness of career options and the career development process throughout the life span.

ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES

None

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  1. explain and/or
  2. describe and/or
  3. interpret and/or
  4. apply and/or
  5. state, and/or list, and/or write, and/or
  6. critically analyze the theories of career development including:
      1. career and life planning process
      2. their work experiences, skills, interests, work and personal values
      3. career and life planning resources
MAJOR TOPICS TO BE COVERED
  1. Self assessment
  2. Work environments
  3. Available resources
  4. Job seeking skills
  5. Decision making skills
EXTRA TOPICS (OPTIONAL)

Retirement planning

Revised 4/05


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