Career and Professional Development

Career Classes

Earn course credit while engaging in specially designed career courses will give you an advantage in exploring careers and the job marketplace.  Whether you are undecided on your major, or simply want to polish some professional skills, CPD’s courses will assist you along your career path. 

IDIV 130A Career Choices & Competencies
This two-credit course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of decision making, self-assessment, career exploration and career planning.  Helpful for students who are undeclared majors, those changing majors and those exploring career applications of their majors.  By completing this course, students will identify interests, personality traits, and values that will assist them in evaluating which majors and careers might be a good fit.  Students will also research and evaluate various career fields, as well as hone skills and abilities necessary for career preparedness. 

IDIV 212A: College to Career
This one-credit course is designed to provide third and fourth year students with the necessary career management skills, strategies, and methodologies to effectively identify and compete for internship or full-time job opportunities.  Through this course, students will create a personalized job search plan with goals and objectives, learn effective job search strategies and know how to incorporate those into their own career plans, assess job opportunities and be able to clearly how their skills and experiences align with chosen positions.

If you’re not sure if a class is right for you, contact your academic advisor or Career & Professional Development with questions or for more information.

Check the course schedule for availability and registration dates.