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Employability Skills

Course Information


Credit Hours: 1

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to help students be aware of the skills needed for entry into the competitive world of work and to provide students with strategies that will be beneficial to them as they prepare to make the transition from the academic environment to a career setting.  The course will focus on job search strategies, as well as strategies for career success once they get the job.  Specific job search skills covered will include topics such as investigating pre-employment strategies; exploring the job application process; resume preparation; writing employment correspondence, such as a cover letter and thank you letter; and developing interviewing techniques.  This course will also include the exploration of soft skills and strategies for career success