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CAB 102 - Student Success and Career Development

Credits: 2
Lecture Contact Hours: 2
Description: This course is designed to help all students, especially those new to the college experience. It will help to clarify education and career direction while maximizing potential for success in both college and the workplace. Students will explore personal learning styles, habits and strategies which can improve college and career performance. Further, students will enhance personal, education and career awareness through exploration of their interests, attitudes, traits and skills utilizing various activities and assessment tools. Topics covered include college terminology and resources, effective study techniques, time management, goal setting, decision making, professionalism, diversity, and exploration of college majors and potential careers.  This course is an institutional requirement for all students who are attending college for the first time.  Registration for this course is open to all students.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Applied Liberal Arts | Learning Support Services
This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Summarize topics related to a successful college transition, including selecting appropriate learning modalities, college policies, financial planning, student resources and making connections.
  2. Analyze habits, conditions and attitudes that have a positive impact on student and career success.
  3. Contrast one’s current approach to learning with optimal strategies related to learning styles, stress management techniques, enhancement of memory, listening, reading, note taking, math study skills, information and digital literacy, communication and test-taking strategies. 
  4. Explain when and why the various support services and resources available on campus would be needed.
  5. Compare one’s own identity and experiences to methods that foster an inclusive college and work environment.
  6. Apply best practices to set college and career goals.  
  7. Determine factors that lead to more informed decision making, including awareness of past experiences, values, personal beliefs and personality.
  8. Compare interests and abilities to college majors and career selections. 
  9. Differentiate personal interests, traits and skills with current employer needs and expectations, such as communicating effectively, acting responsibly, managing information and working cooperatively. 
  10. Create a personal plan for success. 

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