SRJC Course Outlines

3/7/2021 8:31:45 PMADLTED 766.4 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 766.4Title:  COLLEGE/JOB TRANSITIONS  
Full Title:  Workforce Preparation 4: College Transitions to Careers
Last Reviewed:4/23/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled08 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled4.004 min.Lab Scheduled32.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total32.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 32.00 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course is designed to show students the pathway from education to jobs and careers. It will introduce students to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to a variety of post-secondary educational programs. The course will cover how to identify and use college resources available at both the two-year and four-year colleges. Students will learn how to market their skills, talents, and educational attainments to potential employers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course is designed to show students the pathway from education to jobs and careers. It will introduce students to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to a variety of post-secondary educational programs. The course will cover how to identify and use college resources available at both the two-year and four-year colleges. Students will learn how to market their skills, talents, and educational attainments to potential employers.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Identify key resources necessary to apply to college, register for classes and finance a college
    education.
2.  Develop and update a ten-year transition plan through college and leading to a career.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Explain how to find and use appropriate college search resources effectively
2. Identify where to find degree and certificate programs and the coursework necessary to complete them
3. Describe and locate college and career services and resources on the SRJC campus
4. Explain the differing types of colleges in the California System of Higher Education and the
    impact of a college degree on employment opportunities
5. List necessary steps to achieve academic, employment, and personal goals
6. Develop a comprehensive transition plan for college and a career

Topics and Scope
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I. Time Management Decisions Faced by the Students
     A. Extra-curricular Activities and Athletic Programs
    B. Social and Networking Activities
     C. Family Responsibilities
    D. Work Responsibilities
    E. Healthy Living Choices
II. Personal Social Development
    A. Strategies to handle potential stumbling blocks
    B. Attitudes and coping skills required for a productive educational experience
    C. How attitude impacts performance
    D. Maintaining a positive attitude
    E. Communication and interpersonal skills required for personal success
III. Overview of College Services, Resources, and Locations
    A. Admissions and Records
    B. Assessment
    C. Bookstore
    D. Campus Police
    E. Career Center
    F. Counseling
    G. Disability Resources Department
    H. Financial Aid
    I.  Student Health and Psychological Services
    J. Scholarship
    K. Transfer Center
    L. Work Experience
IV. Academic Expectations
    A. Adjusting to college life
    B. Establishing positive study environments and habits
    C. Effective listening skills
    D. Effective note taking skills
    E. Effective time management and organizational skills
    F. Positive student engagement
V. College Degrees and Certificates
    A. Industry Certifications
    B. Non-credit Certificates
    C. Credit Certificates
    D. Associate Degrees
         1. Local
         2. Transfer
    E. Bachelor's Degrees
    F. Master's Degrees
    G. Doctorate Degrees
    H. Prerequisites for college classes
VI. California Higher Education Systems
    A. California Community College
    B. California State University
    C. University of California
    D. Private colleges and universities
    E. Career Technical Education programs and schools
VII. Transfer Choices and Decision Factors
    A. General education patterns and articulation
         1. Articulation of courses to four-year colleges
         2. SRJC articulation website
          3. Santa Rosa Junior College Associate of Arts/Science general education
         4. California State University general education
         5. IGETC/UC general education
         6. Private universities' and colleges' general education
         7. Career Technical Education programs and schools
    B. Financial Aid Packages
         1. Types of financial aid
         2. Scholarships
         3. Loans
         4. Work-Study Programs
         5. Evaluation financial aid packages
    C. The undecided student
         1. Counseling courses
         2. Career Center
         3. Transfer Center
VIII. Goal Setting
    A. Requirements
         1. Academic
         2. Career
         3. Extra-curricular and Athletic Activities
         4. Community Involvement
         5. Other
    B. Self-assessment
    C. Academic plan
    D. Creating an Academic Portfolio
    E. Creating a Personal Statement
    F. Drafting the Ten-year Plan

Assignments:
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1. Assigned readings (5-10 pages per week)
2. Quizzes (3-5)
3. Create a student portfolio related to academic achievement and school involvement
4. Create a personal statement for a college application
5. Complete appropriate General Education worksheets
6. Develop an academic plan to meet educational requirements leading to a career
7. Draft a ten-year plan to complete academic requirements needed to transition to a career

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
30 - 40%
Academic Portfolio; personal statement; draft of ten-year plan
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Academic Transition Plan; General Education worksheets
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
20 - 30%
Class participation and attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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SRJC Student Guide (most recent version)
Career Choices and Changes. 6th ed. Bingham, Mindy and Stryker, Sandy. Academic Innovations Publishing 2018
Instructor prepared materials

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