2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

BSA 102 - Career Search and Success: Skills for Entering and Succeeding in the Workplace


Description: Techniques to enhance and emphasize the relationship between resume development and job search skills. Includes a strong focus on human relations in the workplace.

Credits: 1
Lecture: 1
Course Content:
  1. Job search skills and employability packet including: labor market analysis; networking and job lead development; application, resume and cover letter preparation; the interview process 
  2. Personal financial management 
  3. Workplace communication and teamwork skills 
  4. Workplace ethics, attitudes, absenteeism, stress management skills 
  5. Elements of critical thinking and decision-making including setting career and educational goals 

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify employment opportunities for a field of study. (1) 
  2. Produce an employability packet (i.e. application, resume, cover letter, work sample, reference letter). (1) 
  3. Prepare for and participate in employment interview activities. (1) 
  4. Assess various types of communication and teamwork skills in the workplace. (3) 
  5. Discuss workplace ethics, attitudes, absenteeism, stress management. (4) 
  6. Describe the strategies involved in decision making in a job search. (5) 
  7. Evaluate job search efforts. (1) 
  8. Develop a career/educational plan. (5) 
  9. Identify importance of money management and budgeting. (2)