|ALCA Career Days|
|CLASS CODE:||HORT 350R||CREDITS: 1|
|DIVISION:||AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||This is a preparation course for students selected to participate in the yearly ALCA Career Days field excursion with the Horticulture Department. The course is designed to assist students with their preparations to communicate with potential employers during the career day events. Students also are given special attention in perfecting practical skills that they have been taught throughout their tenure at the University.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||-Each student will be trained in resume writing, practice interviewing skills, and develop his/her ability to apply for financial support as a student, and as a horticultural business.
-Students are specially trained to compete with other students in horticulture skill areas. The primary focus is to develop and practice skills that will enable the participants to network with potential employeers through the ALCA organization.
-The career day event allows the students to demonstrate their acquired skills to the potential employer, and to peers and faculty from other educational institutions.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2004|