SRJC Course Outlines

12/9/2018 4:05:36 PMBGN 110 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BGN 110Title:  EXPLORING BUS. CAREERS  
Full Title:  Exploring Business Careers
Last Reviewed:4/23/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 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 or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BOT 56B

Catalog Description:
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Development of a career or educational plan for obtaining necessary skills related to the changing role and opportunities of business professionals in the 21st century. Students will begin the development of a career portfolio to which documentation and resources will be added as they move through their educational program and careers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Development of a career or educational plan for obtaining necessary skills related to the changing role and opportunities of business professionals in the 21st century. Students will begin the development of a career portfolio to which documentation and resources will be added as they move through their educational program and careers.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
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Students will be able to:
1.  Assess career progress and update plans needed for further education and training.
2.  Regularly manage and update a career portfolio.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.   Select career fields or paths and employment opportunities that meet their personal goals.
2.   Identify the knowledge and skills needed in their chosen career field.
3.   Compare various employment options including advantages and disadvantages of each.
4.   Create a listing of educational and training options, programs, and degrees necessary to obtain identified knowledge and skills.
5.   Develop systematic plans to meet educational and employment goals.
6.   Identify and organize the common sections of an effective portfolio.
7.   Determine unique sections of the portfolio based on specific employment goals.
8.  Develop a strategic plan for continuous improvement of knowledge and skills.
9.  Compile a comprehensive listing of available options and resources for just-in-time training and lifelong learning.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Exploration of business careers
   A.  Researching career fields and employment opportunities
   B.  Organizing research data
   C.  Analyzing research data
2.  Educational planning
   A.  Researching potential programs and degrees
   B.  Analyzing research
   C.  Establishing goals and developing 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 and lifelong learning
   A.  Career advancement and promotion issues
   B.  Training options

Assignments:
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1.  Weekly reading of 10 to 15 pages from textbook, other written materials, and Internet resources
2.  Written report on interviews conducted with one to two business professionals
3.  Written report on career progress and educational plannning
4.  Portfolio

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, reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Homework problems, and interview analysis
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
Portfolio
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Participation


Representative Textbooks:
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Instructor prepared materials

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