College & Career Planning

  • COLLEGE & CAREER PLANNING

    Credits: 2.5 Grades: 10, 11, 12

     

    This course fulfills the graduation requirement for career education/practical arts. The students enrolled in this course are guided through a variety of self-­assessment activities designed to determine their interests, values, abilities, aptitudes, and skills. From that perspective, students integrate their findings into short-­range post high school plans, as well as long­-range life plans. Some of the major areas covered include: decision making, attitudes, educational planning, career planning, career research, job seeking skills and the job placement process. At the end of the course the students have completed a college and career portfolio, which include such items as: a self­-assessment, a college plan, a career planning/research project, a resume, responses to commonly asked interview questions and more.