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Personal Development (PDS)
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The following course information is effective for the Summer 2012 term.

Subj CatNoCourse TitleUnits   
PDS 122Career Exploration1 units  

This course is designed to teach students how to engage in a comprehensive career planning process. The course focuses primarily on the exploration phase of this process. Students will use various assessments to understand their interests, values, personality traits, skills and experiences as related to career identification. Students will use information about the world of work, identify and examine career clusters or job families, occupational trends, education and training requirements and job search strategies.
Note: Students are expected to synthesize what they have learned and develop a career plan at the end of the course.

Prerequisite: CELSA score of 50 or higher OR ESL Compass Test score of 221 or higher OR APT score of 80 or higher OR ELI 103 OR ELI 104 OR ELI 107 OR ELI 108 OR ELI 109 OR Language Proficiency

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