This course is designed to help students make effective decisions regarding their educational options that lead to career/job placement and life choices. Students will gain self-awareness and develop techniques for successful educational, major, career pathway & life planning. Topics include personal development understanding higher education, major selection and preparation, job search strategies and development of career and life action plans.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Understand personality types, personal values, and interests pertaining to life management.
  • Understand how to prepare for a career by clarifying major and program of study at RCCD.
  • Learn about the requirements and benefits of a certificate, associate’s degree, and associate degree for transfer.
  • Understand the process of developing a student educational plan that will lead to identified career.
  • Understand how to prepare for a career that relates to personal skills and interests.
  • Learn how to create an action plan outlining life and career goals. 
Required Courses (48 hours) Hours
GUI-847A Career Readiness 24
GUI-847B Educational Planning to Career 24