This course is available both online and residentially.
This course provides students an understanding of career development and related life factors. Students study career development theory, techniques, and decision-making models. Students learn procedures for planning and conducting effective job searches, assessment instruments and techniques relevant to career planning and decision-making, and the use of career information. Emphasis is placed on understanding the interrelationships between career decision-making and personal, family, and environmental factors such as spiritual and religious values, familial influences, gender, socio-economic status, interests, abilities, and preferences. Career transitions and the relationship between career and life style are explored. Particular career development processes and activities in K-12 schools are explored with an emphasis on the similarities and differences at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.
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