Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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COLS 110 - Professionalism 101: From College to Career

Credit(s): 1

This course will prepare TRIO students to reach their career goals. Students will learn valuable professional skills including job and internship research, creating professional profiles, resume development, cover letter formatting, interview skills, negotiating salary and understanding benefits. Student will also reflect on their strengths and developing their skills and abilities for professional careers. The course prepares students entering the workforce directly after FVCC, as well as connects transfer students to career resources at four-year colleges and universities. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify possible employers and/or internship opportunities.
  • Create a working resume, cover letter and online professional profile.
  • Identify strengths and understand how strengths can be best utilized at work.
  • Know best interview practices and techniques.
  • Understand salary negotiation and benefits packages.
  • Create a career action plan.

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