PD-150 Career Planning Personal Development Course Description - Counseling Department

Personal Development (PD) are offered on a pass/no pass basis.

PD-150 Career Planning

2 Units - CSU Transferable - Full Semester

An 16-week, full semester course that will guide you through the difficult task of choosing a major and making career plans. Interactive exercises and activities as well as extensive career testing encourages personal action planning. Key topics include:

  • Analyzing values, personality, interests, skills & preferred lifestyle
  • How to research potential majors & careers
  • Strategies for deciding on a major & career
  • Educational planning: laying groundwork leading to effective career planning
  • The global marketplace: trends for the future
  • Making decisions & setting goals
  • Resume writing & interview techniques
  • How and where to look for jobs