OLS 174 Career Exploration • 3 Cr.
Continues OLS 143. Develops a career pathway from information gathered through research, career assessments, job clusters from testing results, and job site observations. Specific career goals are set with measureable outcomes. Prerequisite: OLS 106, 111, 143 and Acceptance into the program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:Discuss previously assessed personal interests, skills and strengths as they relate to job selection Demonstrate competence in using a career development assessment computer program Identify Career Clusters aligned to own interests, skills, strengths and values Complete career-specific informational interviews and observations and compile the information gathered Describe 2-3 jobs or careers that best match student's interests, skills, and strengths Assess and compare own skills, strengths and values to the requirements of the identified 2-3 jobs or careers Define a personal career pathway and create a long term and short term career goal that correlates with your developed career pathway