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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC645 Course ID: 2812 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Career Counseling and Development explores career development theories and the career decision making process. Students learn how to encourage motivation by connecting personal values and interests with academics. Topics include multicultural considerations, the relationship between one’s career development and other life roles, and assessment instruments relevant to career planning. The process of career development will be covered as well as the implications for students with disabilities.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
11/28/2022 - 04/28/2023 05/01/2023 - 06/25/2023 May Spring 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain career development theories and decision making models
  • Analyze your career development and path to becoming a counselor
  • Analyze career, avocational, labor market resources, and computer based career information systems
  • Examine the interrelationship of work, family and other life roles and factors including the role of diversity and gender in career decision making
  • Explain the importance of assessment/testing instruments and techniques relevant to career planning and decision making with a special emphasis on those tools designed to support children, adolescents, and teens’ intellectual, academic, and career development
  • Apply career counseling process when working with children, adolescents, and teens from diverse backgrounds and needs
  • Differentiate the career exploration, educational planning, placement, and follow-up services that support their intellectual, social, and personal development
  • Explain effective evaluation methods of career counseling services provided to children, adolescents, and teens
  • Assess the needs of all students when designing career counseling programs related to exploration, motivation, and success devise strategies to connect learning and school performance to future opportunities
  • Explain the need for transition programs (school to work and post-secondary placements)

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain career development theories and decision making models
  • Analyze your career development and path to becoming a counselor
  • Analyze career, avocational, labor market resources, and computer based career information systems
  • Examine the interrelationship of work, family and other life roles and factors including the role of diversity and gender in career decision making
  • Explain the importance of assessment/testing instruments and techniques relevant to career planning and decision making with a special emphasis on those tools designed to support children, adolescents, and teens’ intellectual, academic, and career development
  • Apply career counseling process when working with children, adolescents, and teens from diverse backgrounds and needs
  • Differentiate the career exploration, educational planning, placement, and follow-up services that support their intellectual, social, and personal development
  • Explain effective evaluation methods of career counseling services provided to children, adolescents, and teens
  • Assess the needs of all students when designing career counseling programs related to exploration, motivation, and success devise strategies to connect learning and school performance to future opportunities
  • Explain the need for transition programs (school to work and post-secondary placements)
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.