Fall 2011 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
The primary objective of this one hour credit course is to provide students with assistance in making effective career decisions. This will be accomplished through the use of career assessments, informational interviews, development of a career plan, as well as both practical and theoretical readings and exercises. Students will prepare resumes, develop effective interviewing skills, explore networking, and job search techniques. Course information will be conveyed through readings, homework assignments, internet searches, discussions, guest speakers, in-class exercises, presentations, and group discussions.
There are many on-line books and eBooks that will be used during the semester which are easily accessed through the Career Center’s site and the McDermott Library. A UTD NetID and Password, along with a UTD email account are required to access the reading material.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
*Completing Career Assessments
*Reviewing several 3 minute Video Summaries
*Completing a Practice Interview
*Preparing a Resume & Cover Letter
*Attending Career Center Sponsored Programs
*Writing a short Final Career Paper