SRJC Course Outlines

12/7/2021 6:40:14 AMADLTED 766.5 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ADLTED 766.5Title:  TRANSITION TO CAREERS  
Full Title:  Workforce Preparation 5: Transition 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 introduce students to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to career and post-secondary education programs and majors leading to careers.  Students will gain a better understanding of the recruiting practices of industry and public employers. Students will learn how to market their skills, talents, and educational attainments to career training programs and potential employers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ADLTED 766.4Course Completion of ADLTED 766.4

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course is designed to introduce students to the necessary information, resources, choices, strategies, and decision-making processes used to transition to career and post-secondary education programs and majors leading to careers.  Students will gain a better understanding of the recruiting practices of industry and public employers. Students will learn how to market their skills, talents, and educational attainments to career training programs and potential employers.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of ADLTED 766.4Course Completion of ADLTED 766.4
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 for career and employment success.
2.  Develop and initiate a ten-year transition plan for college and career.
3.  Recognize the impact of career choice on personal lifestyle as well as the impact education
    has on future life satisfaction.
4.  Demonstrate the skills to locate, analyze, and apply career information using online tools.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Describe and locate career search and placement services and resources
2. Explain how to use appropriate career search and placement resources effectively
3. Identify recruiting strategies used by colleges and employers, and explain the impact on
    next-steps decision-making
4. List necessary steps to achieve academic, employment, and personal goals
5. Explain the impact of a college degree on employment opportunities
6. Create a ten-year transition plan for college and career

Topics and Scope
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I. Critical Decisions about Careers
    A. Interests
    B. Skills and Abilities
    C. Compensation
    D. Work Hours
     E. Job Location
    F. Physical Requirements
    G. Drug/Health Testing
II. Types of Employment
    A. Part Time
    B. Full Time
    C. Temporary
    D. Permanent
    E. Contract
    F. Benefits
    G. Other Employment Amenities
III. Goal Setting
    A. Requirements
         1. Academic
         2. Career
         3. Extra-curricular and Athletic Activities
         4. Community Involvement
         5. Other
    B. Self-Assessment
    C. Employment plan
    D. Creating an employment portfolio/cover Letter
     E. Creating and revising a ten-year plan
IV. Career and Life Skills
    A. Envisioning and planning for a productive future
    B. Following through with educational and career plans
    C. Quantitative goal-setting that leads to measurable action plans
    D. Career research strategies and the link between careers and lifestyles
    E. Budgeting for an envisioned lifestyle
    F. Employability strategies and techniques
V. Career Search
    A. Establishing an organizational structure
    B. Identifying resources
    C. Identifying key job attributes and minimum qualifications
    D. Personalizing application materials
    E. Tracking responses to applications
VI. Overview of Employment and Career Services and Resources
    A. Employment development department
    B. Sonoma County Job Link
    C. Web resources for job search
    D. Print resources for job search
    E. Industry networking
    F. Work Experience Department

Assignments:
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1. Assigned readings from Text (5-10 pages per week)
2. Quizzes (3 - 5)
3. Complete skill and interest inventories
4. Research career opportunities (2 - 3)
5. Make career opportunity presentation
6. Create a student portfolio and letter of interest related to a specific career choice
7. Create a personal statement for career or educational application
8. Develop an Employment/Career Plan
9. Write and revise the Ten-year Plan

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%
Career Portfolio and Letter of Interest; personal statement; 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%
Employment/Career Plan; Career Research notes and presentation
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, skill and interest inventories, 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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