CLP 75: College Major and Career Options (Lecture)

  • 2 Units
  • Materials Fee: TBA
  • Pass/No Pass Course
  • Student may enroll in either Career Life Planning 70 or 75, (but not both) for credit

Course Number

Schedule ID

Location

41869

CLP -075.-03

G6

Time

Days

Instructor

1:30 PM-03:20 PM

Mondays

SHIREEN LUNA WOO

SHORTCUTS TO: Prerequisites | Course Description | Course Syllabus
Assignments & Lecture Notes (see below) | Grading System

Prerequisites

Advisory: English Writing 211 and Reading 211 (or Language Arts 211), or English as a Second Language 272 and 273.

Course Description

Identify your compatible college majors and career options by completing a variety of self-assessment inventories. Examine how individual, family, social, and cultural perspectives influence the college major and career decision-making process. Review college major and career myths, the purpose and structure of higher education, and organizational structures found in employment settings.

Course Syllabus

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Assignments and Lecture Notes
Week
 Assignments & Lectures

#1

4/8

Review: Syllabus, Grading System, & Assignments

6 Career Myths

Higher Eduction Overview

#2

4/15

True Colors Overview

Directions for True Colors Assessment

Take True Colors Assessment (Eureka Website) (log in with above directions, take True Colors Assessment, print out results page & turn in 4/22)

Major vs. Profession (print out "BLANK" & bring to class today)

 #3

4/22

True Colors Results:5 points (Due today)

True Colors group presentation instructions (print out & bring to class today)

Famous People's color (print out "BLANK "& bring to class today)

Meet in "True Colors" Groups

#4

4/29

Review iStrong instructions

Take iStrong (Website: https://online.cpp.com) (log in with above directions, take iStrong, (10 pts) print out results page 3, turn in 5/6)

Holland Theory

Holland party games (print out "BLANK"& bring to class today)

 #5

5/6

iStrong Results:10 points (printout of Page 3 Due Today)

Values Clarification: Take Eureka.org- What are my values? (Due 5/13)

Meet in "True Colors" Groups

#6

5/13

Values Exercise: 15 points (Due Today)

Billy Bob Case Study

Values Ranking Form (print out "BLANK "& bring to class today)

Meet in "True Colors" Groups

 #7

5/20

Technical vs. Transferable Skills (print"BLANK "& bring to class today)

Transferable Skills Inventory (print"BLANK "& bring to class today)

Work Characteristics Assessment (print"BLANK "& bring to class today)

Review Take home midterm (Due: 6/3)

#8

5/27

HOLIDAY - NO SCHOOL

Meet in "True Colors" Groups

 #9

6/3

 Take home midterm: 20 points (Due TODAY)

Review helpful resources (on website)

Meet in "True Colors" Groups

#10

6/10

Groups presentations: 20 points (TODAY)

Free Writing I: Career Success

Barriers to success (print out "BLANK "& bring to class today)

 #11

6/17

Groups presentations continue: 20 points (TODAY)

Free Writing II: Family/Cultural Influences

Review Final Exam (Due on 6/24)

#12

  

6/24

Final (20 points) and Reflection Paper (10 points) due TODAY: 

- Sorry NO late finals or papers will be accepted!

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Grading System

Course grade is based on combined points from the following 7 assignments.

ALL ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO PASS THIS CLASS

1

True Colors Assessment (Due 4/22)
5 PTS  

 2

iStrong Interest Inventory (Due 5/6)

10 PTS

 
 3 Eureka Values Exercise (Due 5/13) 15 PTS    
4

Take Home Midterm (Due 6/3)

20 PTS  
5 Group Presentations (Due 6/10) 20 PTS

6

 Final Exam (Due 6/24)

20 PTS

 

7

Reflection Paper (Due 6/24)

10 PTS

 


GRADING SCALE

P/NP Grade Letter Grade

Points

 
P (Pass) A

90-100

P (Pass) B

80-89

 
P (Pass) C

70-79

   
NP (No Pass) D

60-69

 
NP (No Pass) F

59 or less

   



·  Read Chapters 1 & 3 

·  Begin Career inventories 

·  Complete exercise: 1-1, 1-2

·  “Success” free writing exercise 1-4

·  Exercise 3-1: (cards p.48), 3-2, 3-3

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