Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Career Counseling (PSY 322)
August 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to define and discuss the concept of career development from several theoretical perspectives; articulate how career counseling can enhance career development; be able to work with small groups of students for the purpose of career development; support the role of the school counselor in assisting individuals achieve some understanding of how career development can enrich a person’s life; advocate for the role of the school in helping students receive career counseling and career information; understand changes in society and stress the importance of a comprehensive career development plan; discuss and justify the need for career education in our nation’s schools and curriculum advising students on careers from grades K-12; describe challenges minority students may face in trying to secure a career path and recommend several strategies for successfully meeting these challenges; and discuss the role of technologies, personality factors, values, and attitudes that may influence career development and assessment.
The course covers theories of vocational development, career education, career development, and the significance of the world of work in the life of individuals. Strategies relating to career exploration, career-related assessment, application of career development materials, technical and college career tracks of curriculum development, and the exploration of gender and cultural/ethnicity issues that may affect the career development process are emphasized.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Educational Psychology, Adult Education, Continuing Education, or Educational Planning (8/21).