Career Explorations and Personal Development
- Interest, personality, values, skills, and aptitude assessment
- Self Management—time stress, anger and assertiveness
- Influences of significant life experiences and transitions
- Communications skills, needs and expectations, roles and self development
- Relationship management: with families, friendships, relationships and co-workers
- Decision making and goal setting
- Occupational research and planning
- The effects of labour market trends
- Employability skills and factors for success
Some or all of the following methods may be used:
- small group discussions
- group testing
- structured independent learning assignments
- visual/audio materials
Due to the experiential nature of this course, regular attendance is necessary to maximize student learning.
The specific course assignments and their weighting will be determined by the instructor. They may include:
- Completion of in class exercises;
- Submission of weekly journal reports describing the learning that has occurred as a result of the class activities, exercises, materials and/ or discussions;
- Submission of a life history narrative;
- Submission of a career summary report;
- Submission of detailed occupational research report integrating assessment results;
- Submission of competed information interview assignment;
- Submission of various written assignments analyzing and applying vocational or self assessment results and theory.
- To increase awareness of personal needs, values, and beliefs relating to career and life choices.
- To acquire a strong applied understanding of the processes that influence personality, self-concept, self-esteem, attitudes and beliefs.
- To generate an individual vocational profile based on psychometric tests that assess interests, aptitudes, work values and personality variables.
- To acquire career development skills related to occupational exploration, research, and decision-making.
Vocational Testing Assessment Package
Weiten, W. and Lloyd, M. (2012).
Psychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century (tenth edition). Pacific Grove California: Brooks/Cole. (may be required)
No prerequisite courses.
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
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|Institution||Transfer Details for HUMD 1130|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|
HUMD 1130 001 - Students must have the equivalent of English 12 with a “C” grade.