Jun 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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COLS 115 - Workforce Preparation for Occupational Trades

Credit(s): 1

This course prepares Occupational Trades students to enter the workforce by teaching professionalism necessary for success in their chosen industries. Students create a working resume and cover letter, as well as learn interviewing and salary negotiation techniques. Topics covered include networking and communication, time management, and professional appearance. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify possible employers and connect with industry professionals.
  • Create a working resume, cover letter, and career action plan.
  • Discern best interview practices and techniques.
  • Understand salary negotiations and benefits.
  • Demonstrate professionalism attributes such as networking and communication skills, time management, and professional appearance.
  • Collaborate with others in complicated, dynamic, and/or ambiguous situations.

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