General Career Preparation 1


This course will prepare students to employ the skills needed in both online coursework and the workplace. The course is presented in two semesters.


Semester 1 presents an overview of basic personal, professional, and self-management skills, including setting goals, professional communication skills, and time management and stress management techniques.


Semester 2 focuses on ways to improve study habits, to increase one’s memory and motivation, and to strengthen decision-making and problem-solving skills.


1 Credit


There are no prerequisites for this course.


Semester 1

21st Century Education

Understanding Self-Esteem

Setting Goals

Professional Uses of Technology

Security in Technology

21st Century Written Business Communication

Time Management Overview

Stress Management Overview

Anger Management Overview

Conflict Resolution Strategies

Communication in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Awareness Overview

Ethical Behavior

General Career Preparation 1: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam


Semester 2

Basics of Note-Taking

Reading Comprehension

Understanding and Improving Study Habits

Memory Techniques

Test-Taking Skills

Effective Environments for Learning

Distractions and Deterrents of Educational Success

What is Motivation?


Trust and Motivation

Change as a Motivator

Embracing Change

Critical Thinking Basics

Problem Solving Model

Decision Making

Improving Decision Making

General Career Preparation 1: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam

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