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AHS 0562D - Career Research and Decision-Making (Face-to-Face)

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following: (1) goal-setting and decision-making processes; (2) self-assessment; (3) sources of career information; (4) occupational fields and educational requirements - postsecondary education and training opportunities - writing, listening, viewing and speaking skills for applications and interviews; (5) financial planning and sources of educational financial assistance; and, (6) career planning.

The purpose of this course is to prepare students to be independent thinking, problem-solving, goal-setting, employed, members of society through instruction and experience with (1) the steps of systematic goal-setting and decision-making, (2) techniques for self-assessment to determine personal career interests and capabilities, (3) identifying personal strengths and weaknesses and making improvements, (4) career resources to identify preferred occupational fields, career opportunities within each field, employment prospects, and education or training requirements, (5) writing, listening, viewing, and speaking skills needed to successfully apply for postsecondary education or work (e.g., letter of application, résumé, or essay; compiling a portfolio; filling out an application; participating in an interview), (6) financial planning with a variety of types and sources of financial aid to obtain assistance for postsecondary education, and (7) developing a personal education and career plan.

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: AHS 0562E
Credit Hours: 0.25
Contact Hours: 32
Conditions: Face-to-Face.
Degrees Offered: None

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