Career Pathing is a computer enhanced course, and is intended for students who know their own career goals, but want to enhance their knowledge of career development and how to use this information. The course content covers career development theory and applications, and topics relevant to adult career planning. Those adult career-planning topics include: cultural diversity, dynamics of layoffs, career change and reentry of workers. The student-designed term project is intended to help students in their own work settings. Career Pathing is ideal for managers trying to help their employees; the course is also useful to counselors and other human services workers and for those needing career planning knowledge for their clients, and adult learners wanting to enhance their knowledge and credentials. Overlap: HSTD 397 Career Pathing.
- Ability to use career development information along with computers and the Internet for career planning.
- Knowledge of theories: psychological, socio-cultural, trait type matching and labor market, work adjustment theory and others.
- Meeting the career and vocational needs of special population groups.
- Understanding of adult career concerns and transitions.