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PSYC 140
Navigating Education and Career Pathways


Credits: 3
Clock Hours per Quarter: 30

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:30


Description
The educational and career demands of the 21st century require individuals to evaluate the relevancy of well-worn pathways to success and achieve interdependence in the pursuit of developing identity. This course will provide students with the opportunity to explore education and career identity development. Readings, assessments, and applying theory to self and others will promote self-understanding and connect the implications of motivation, decision making, self-efficacy, the work we do, and the sense of community we experience. Recommended: ENGL 077 and READ 088. Formerly PSY 140.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Define and explain terminology related to career development theory.
  • Assess motivational style and decision-making readiness model and relate them to self and others.
  • Analyze the relationship between personal, environmental, and societal factors that influence educational and career pathways.
  • Apply theories of career developent and individual differences in a variety of environments and situations.

  • Course Topics
  • Career and life identity states
  • Career socialization
  • Student development theories
  • Motivational theories
  • Readiness and decision making models
  • Self-efficacy

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PSYC 140
    Spring 2015
    1860
    Daryl Leigh Miller, M.A.
    PSYC 140
    Winter 2015
    1502
    Daryl Miller
    PSYC 140
    Fall 2014
    1436
    Daryl Miller
    PSYC 140
    Winter 2014
    1502
    Daryl Miller
    PSYC 140
    Fall 2013
    1436
    Daryl Miller


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.