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Course Description

Human Development Services - HDS 110

Career Decision Making (2-0) 2 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course assists students in examining the components of career/job choice. The focus is on career awareness, personal awareness and education/training awareness as they relate to the process of occupational choice. Self-assessment instruments will help identify tentative career options, decision-making strategies, obstacles and planning skills.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the components of career choice including career, personal and educational awareness.
  • Identify personal and situational barriers that impact individual career decision-making.
  • Compare personal interests, skills, values and personality with career options.
  • Analyze the impact of job outlook on the career decision-making process.
  • Explore resources and tools for effective career research.
  • Utilize career information for refining career prospects.
  • Apply decision-making strategies to set long and short-term goals.
  • Integrate personal assessments and research-based data to generate career prospects.
  • Relate career planning to a life-long process that involves continuous evaluation and prioritizing of values.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 8/28/2017

 110140600Career Decision Mkg 2Minton B$42.0014/24/0OpenM  02:30 PM-04:24 PM L110
 110140672Career Decision Mkg 2Minton B$42.0021/25/0OpenW  06:00 PM-07:54 PM LA415
 110142971Career Decision MkgOnline2Gasevski K$42.0031/31/0Open 

Spring; 2017; HUMAN DEVELOPMENT SERVICES; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 5/8/2017

 110122957Career Decision MakingOnline2Gasevski K$42.0022/31/0Open