SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 3:49:40 PMBOT 56B Course Outline as of Fall 1998

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BOT 56BTitle:  EMPLOYMENT ISSUES  
Full Title:  Employment Issues for Professional Office Workers
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Development of a career/educational plan for obtaining necessary skills related to the office workers' changing role and opportunities in the 21st century.  Students will begin the development of a career portfolio to which documentation and resources will be added as they work through certificate required courses.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in BGN 111 ( or BOT 56A)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Development of a career/educational plan for obtaining necessary skills related to the office workers' changing role and opportunities in the 21st century.  Students will begin the development of a career portfolio to which documentation and resources will be added as they work through certificate required courses.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in BGN 111 ( or BOT 56A)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1998Inactive:Fall 2013
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Using effective research strategies, identify selected career fields/
    paths and employment opportunities that meet your personal goals.
2.   Identify from print, electronic, and other sources the knowledge
    and skills needed in these career fields/paths and employment
    opportunities listed in number 1.
3.   Compare various employment options and knowledges and skills listed
    in number 2 including advantages and disadvantages of each.
4.   From previously gathered research, create a listing of educational
    and training options, programs, and degrees necessary to obtain
    identified knowledges and skills.
5.   Evaluate each of the opportunities identified in number 4 including
    advantages and disadvantages of each.
6.   Select specific opportunities and develop a systematic plan to
    complete each of these in order to meet employment goals.
7.   As knowledges and skills are gained, begin development of a
    portfolio.
8.   Identify and prepare the common sections of an effective portfolio.
9.   Determine unique sections based on specific employment goals.
10.  Identify and obtain needed resources for preparing a professional-
    level portfolio showcasing your knowledges and skills.
11.  Develop a strategic plan for continuous improvement of knowledge
    and skills.
12.  Compile a comprehensive listing of available options and resources
    for on-going, just-in-time training.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Exploration of Business Office Careers
   A.  Research career fields/paths and employment opportunities
   B.  Organize research data
   C.  Analyze research data
2.  Educational Planning
   A.  Research potential programs and/or degrees
   B.  Analyze research
   C.  Develop a plan to reach goals
3.  Portfolio Development
   A.  Essential sections
   B.  Possible sections based on employment goals
   C.  Resources needed to organize portfolio
4.  Continuous Training
   A.  Career advancement/promotion issues
   B.  Training options

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments from textbook and outside sources.
2.  Write a variety of reports from one-page documents to a research-
   based formal report.
3.  Individual and group activities apply effective listening, speaking,
   problem solving.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 40%
Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers, Projects
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Projects
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
5 - 20%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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WORKING WITHOUT A NET, Morris R. Shechtman, Prentice Hall, 1994
JOBSHIFT:  HOW TO PROSPER IN A WORKPLACE WITHOUT A JOB,
 William A. Bridges, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1993
CREATING YOUR SKILLS PORTFOLIO, Carrie Straub, Crisp Publications, 1997

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