Career Planning

Course Description

The Career Planning course guides students through the essential elements of the career planning process and the development of a defined career plan. Students will consider the many factors that impact career success and satisfaction. Using a process of investigation, research, and self-discovery, students will acquire the understandings critical to the career planning process. Upon completion of the course, students will have created a practical and comprehensive college or career transition portfolio that reflects their skills and abilities, as well as their interests, values, and goals.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Word Processing
  • Email Communication

Major Concepts

  • Knowing Thyself
  • Career Options
  • Income and Opportunity
  • Education and Training Plans
  • Research Technology
  • Work Ready
  • Personal Career Project