CRER 60 Creating Career Options (3)
Lec-52.5, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
An in-depth guide to career decision-making and career change and their impact on lifelong learning. Topics include self-assessment, assessment of the world of work, evaluation of options, and the creation of a career action plan. Focus is on the role of career development in contributing to a satisfying life. Helpful to people considering a career change or undecided about a college major.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Assess early influences on career decision making.
- Outcome 2: Analyze the deconstruction of traditional employment and the emergence of self-initiation, innovation, and curiosity.
- Outcome 3: Assess the origins of occupational, psychological and biological stress and the psychophysiological influence on career choice and development.
- Outcome 4: Examine the concept of career development across the lifespan including aging, health, support systems, and career transitions.
- Outcome 5: Analyze the role of career choice, income, benefits, and the changing landscape of retirement on family and relationships.
- Outcome 6: Select learning opportunities to acquire and develop skills, curiosity, and interests.