Career & Life Planning
Career and life planning courses help students make effective decisions regarding their career and life choices, and they provide the tools and techniques for developing a balanced, integrated lifestyle. Students gain self-understanding and develop techniques for successful career development and employment searches. The courses emphasize increasing self-knowledge, exploring potential majors and career paths, organizing successful job searches, and developing effective workplace behaviors and attitudes.
Chair: Donna Davis
Dean: Al Taccone
Department: Career Studies and Services
Office: Building OC4700, 760.795.6772
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CRLP 101: Introduction to Career Planning
Acceptable for Credit: CSU
Lecture 1 hour.
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, and Summer
This course introduces students to the career planning process. It explores the student's interests, values, skills, and personality preferences as they relate to potential career and major options. Topics include career research, decision-making styles, goal setting, and job search strategies. The course emphasizes the process for actively managing one's own career.