ECHD 2050 Syllabus

ECHD 2050 Syllabus - Department of Counseling and Human...

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Department of Counseling and Human Development Services The University of Georgia Spring 2009 ECHD 2050: Academic and Career Planning Section #: 54-907 Instructor: Carla Sutton Moore, Ed.S., LPC, NCC Time : Mondays, 10:10am-12:05pm Location: Russell Hall, Room 395 Phone: E-Mail: [email protected] Office: Aderhold Hall Office Hours: By appointment Course Description ECHD 2050 is a two hour course that will orient you to the process of career and life planning. It will focus on self-assessment, decision-making and career exploration. The course will also educate you on how to choose a course of study compatible with your personality style, skills, abilities and values. Through active engagement in this process, you will develop the skills necessary to choose a major and/or career direction. Text The required text for the course is Discovering Your Future in a Global Society by Pearson Publishing. The text is available at the University Bookstore. Objectives Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 1 • Understand the basic principles in career decision-making. 2 • Set attainable short-term and long-term career and academic goals. 3 • Identify personal and professional values, skills, interest, and needs. 4 • Make informed academic and professional choices. 5 • Identify occupational choices that match your personality style. 6 • Identify barriers to career choices and develop solutions. Assessment Fee A lab fee was collected at the time of registering for this course to cover the cost of administering the career instruments. Included in these instruments are the Strong Interest Inventory (SII), and TypeFocus. You will not be required to pay for any additional assessments. If you miss class the day of the assessment administration (held during regularly scheduled class time), you will need to drop the course . Academic Honesty All academic work must meet the standards contained in “A Culture of Honesty.” Students are responsible for informing themselves about those standards before performing any academic work. More detailed information about academic honesty can be found at:
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Disability Policy Help for students with disabilities is available from the Disability Services/Learning Disabilities Center. If accommodations are necessary please notify the Office for Disability Services and your instructor within the first two weeks of class. More information is available at: Phone: 542-8719 or 542-8778 (TTY). Students needing mental health assistance such as counseling or psychiatric/psychological assessments should contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), a unit of the University Health Center (UHC). Phone: 542-CARE (2273), after hour emergencies:542-2200. Diversity
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