1. Occupational and Workplace Awareness
1.1 Skills, knowledge, and educational requirements
1.2 Workplace culture
1.3 Workplace policies
1.4 Job/career posting platforms
1.5 Field-specific terminology
1.6 Industry-specific governing bodies: licensing, certification, and continuing education
2. Academic/Technical Learning
2.1 Applying BPEC course material to practicum experience
2.2 Applying elective course material to practicum experience
3.2 Following workplace policies and procedures
3.3 Employability skills
3.4 Working with others
3.5 Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
4. Self-Awareness and Professional Development
4.1 Setting realistic career goals
4.2 Identifying professional development opportunities related to career goals
4.3 Soliciting and implementing feedback
Practical application and experience
Assessment will be in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. This is a Mastery/Non-Mastery course. The instructor will present a written course outline with specific evaluation criteria at the beginning of the semester. Evaluation may include the following:
3. Journal entries
4. Site supervisor evaluation
5. Seminar participation
Upon completion of the course, successful students will be able to:
- provide evidence of current occupational practices, issues, technologies, and skills relevant to their program of study and desired career options.
- identify responsibilities and challenges faced by practitioners in the field.
- identify the necessary education, credentials, and experiences required to secure a job in the field.
- apply appropriate workplace attitudes and behaviours.
- effectively implement supervisory feedback.
- apply strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
- execute complex job-specific tasks.
- identify and provide examples of career-specific knowledge and skills used by practitioners in the field.
- describe results of reflection on individual strengths and weaknesses in relation to the requirements of the placement.
- assess personal abilities and aptitudes against a variety of career options available within the field.
- set goals for personal and professional development.
Consult the Douglas College Bookstore for the latest required textbooks and materials.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca
|Institution||Transfer Details for SPSC 4101|
|Athabasca University (AU)||No credit|
|Coast Mountain College (CMTN)||No credit|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||No credit|
|Columbia College (COLU)||No credit|
|Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT)||No credit|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||No credit|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||No credit|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||No credit|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV GE 2XX (1)|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||No credit|