“Learning outside of a book, learning from someone who has been in the field, who knows what it’s like to be out there, and having my own first-hand experiences will definitely help me in my life.”
Jordan Rogers '15
Major: Criminal Justice
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The Center for Career Development offers a robust Experiential Education curriculum based on the foundation of our four-year career development model, The purpose of Experiential Education is to guide students in the career development process and to equip them with the necessary skills to be successful in an internship or a future job.
EXP 1001 Career & Major Exploration
8 Weeks, 1 Credit
Career and Major Exploration is a course for First-Year students who are undecided about a major course of study and/or career path. Students are guided in exploration of academic and career interests and learn to match their personal interests and aspirations to satisfying career options. Through guest speakers, students can learn career research skills, are exposed to majors, minors, and other academic resources, and are taught the tools to make informed decisions based upon these resources.
EXP 2340 Introduction to Experiential Learning
Semester Long, 3 Credits
Introduction to Experiential Learning continues to be a prerequisite course for students interested in pursuing an internship. Students who are interested in participating in an internship in the near future should enroll in this course. Topics include goal setting, internship requirements, and professionalism.
EXP 2800 Career Development
Semester Long, 3 Credits
Career Development is a course designed for juniors and seniors to help them prepare for the transition from student to professional. Topics include advanced resume writing, job search strategy, workplace issues, and interviewing. This course is best suited for graduating seniors and is offered in both the fall and spring semesters.