Designed to acquaint students with the characteristics and expectations of the work world in the 21st century, including coverage of job insecurity, the importance of developing and maintaining marketable skills through lifelong learning and the critical importance of ethical and professional behavior in gaining employment and avoiding layoff. Includes self-assessments of personal interests and abilities using the Choices 2005 computer program available to all PSU students, and exploration of appropriate college majors and possible occupations based upon the student's interests and abilities. Emphasis is on teaching students to use commonly available Internet sources to gather relevant information to help them to make career decisions over the course of their working lives. Relevant to students of all majors with all varieties of career interests. Falls and Springs. (SSDI)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.