|CLASS CODE:||HFED 480||CREDITS: 1|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|DEPARTMENT:||HOME & FAMILY EDUCATION|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.|
|CATALOG DESCRIPTION:||A course which facilitates the transition of the Family and Consumer Science Educator into the public school system.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This course is designed to increase students' awareness of the opportunities for those with a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. Much of this course is directed at the graduating senior, with practical information about identifying alternative career paths, job-seeking ideas, steps in resume writing, and job descriptions of specific careers.|
|TOPICS:||Professional development for careers; Lifelong plan of education and professional development; Internships and other preprofessional employment; Developing job seeking strategies; Professional resume and portfolio; Finding desirable employers; Interviewing and employment offers; Career Development; Transitions; Managing a successful career; Professional associations, organizations and memberships; Future directions for Family and Consumer Science professions|
|OBJECTIVES:||1. Recognize the importance of, and make a committment to, continued professional development through actions and associations.
2. Characterize the attitudes, attributes, and appearance of a university graduate seeking a professional position.
3. Describe specific, individual plans for professional development, life balance, and goal achievement.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||January 2002|