Develops career goals in business administration and guides students toward the academic training that achieves their goals. Emphasizes development of the personal skills necessary to market oneself in a competitive marketplace and present oneself to potential employers.
The career planning course will help you:
(1) develop career and related academic goals and skills relative to business administration, (2) make informed choices regarding potential career paths and attendant academic options, within the business administration degree program, (3) become (better) acquainted with the undergraduate career center's services, (4) develop a more sophisticated understanding of how to market and present yourself to potential employers, (5) to use these tools and knowledge critical to developing effective career management skills.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
There will be a variety of activities, written self-development exercises, lectures, discussions, and learning by doing.
* Come open to self-development and reflection. * Be ready to invest time and energy to developing a plan for your future.
Class assignments and grading
The assignments are written and are mostly about self-development and reflection. Some are outputs that you will use for your job search such as a resume. We will also develop networking skills and create a list of potential job search contacts. You will also interface with the University Career Center and practice interviewing skills.
Grades are assigned according to how well each assignment meets the grading criteria. This is further explained on the syllabus and in class.