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Career Education (CE)

Students may apply a maximum of four CE credits toward graduation requirements and, unless otherwise specified, no more than eight credits from any combination of AR, CE, FA, or PE (120-174) courses.  Credit from CE courses may not be used to satisfy Core requirements.

101. INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS 1 cr.  Examination of self in relation to the world of work in terms of values, skills, and interests.  Exploration of occupational paths for all majors, examination of employer-employee expectations, introduction to job search strategies, preparation of resumes, development of interviewing skills, introduction to the benefits of career experience opportunities.  Not available to students with credit in CE 111.
102. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE I 1 cr.  Prerequisite:  approval of Career Center.  Practical work experience in a job related to the student’s academic and career goals.  Credit not awarded retroactively.  Qualifying work experiences may be paid or unpaid.
103. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE II 1 cr.  Prerequisite:  approval of Career Center.  Work experience with increased responsibility for previous or new employer.  Credit not awarded retroactively.  Qualifying work experiences may be paid or unpaid.
104. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE III 1 cr.  Prerequisite:  approval of Career Center.  Work experience with increased responsibility for previous or new employer.  Credit not awarded retroactively.  Qualifying work experiences may be paid or unpaid.
111. EXPLORING YOUR OPTIONS 1 cr.  Self-assessment and academic options explored, with major/career selection as focus.  Students undecided on a major and/or career field will explore their interests, values, personality, and skills in relation to their academic options.  These options will be discovered through assessments, classroom discussion, and instructor/academic advisor consultations.  Not available to students with credit in CE 101.
121. INTRODUCTION TO THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION 1 cr.  Prerequisites:  sophomore or junior standing and intention to major in accountancy.  Introduction to opportunities available in the accounting profession and the requirements of the accountancy major.  Preparation for junior-year internship. 
122. INTRO TO CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY 1 cr. Intended for sophomores and juniors who are considering a major in psychology, or those that are already psychology majors. Introduces students to information that will help them select and pursue a career in psychology or a related field.  Career options (occupational fields) for those students who do not wish to pursue graduate school at this time will also be discussed.
131. INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF WORK 1 cr.  Prerequisite:  junior or senior standing.  Designed to assist juniors and seniors in preparing for the transition from college to career after graduation.  Topics include the philosophy of work, job search strategies and skills, options for gaining work experience prior to graduation, negotiating job offers, and financial planning for the new graduate.  Students will evaluate their marketable skills and experience, conduct research on a career field, interview a professional in their chosen field, and participate in a mock interview or career advising session.
199. INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE-NONCREDIT TRANSCRIPT NOTATION 0 cr.  Prerequisite:  approval of Career Center.  Practical work experience in a job related to the student’s academic and career goals.  Qualifying work experiences may be paid or unpaid. Experience will be listed on transcript; no academic credit is awarded.

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