Career Classes

COUN 141 C Career Exploration
COUN 144 C Women and Careers 
COUN 145 C Changing Careers
COUN 151 C Career and Life Planning
Counseling Courses and Recommended Classes


If undecided on or uncertain of your educational goal or career path, enroll in one of these Career Classes. Course content typically includes:
  • career exploration
  • career testing
  • creative job search techniques
  • decision making
  • goal setting
  • educational planning

COUN 141 C Career Exploration

1 unit
Pass/No Pass
CSU / CSU GE
One hour lecture per week.
This class is designed for students who are undecided about their educational or career goals. Using a career planning process, students assess interests, skills, personality, values, life and work style choices. Students explore cultural differences and gain an awareness which is applied to work setting. Students research potential educational and careers goals; and relate their self-assessment information to occupational possibilities and college majors. $6.00 Material Fee is payable at registration. Additional cost for career assessments in the class may be required.

COUN 144 C Women and Careers

2 units
Pass/No Pass
CSU / CSU GE
Two hours lecture per week.
This course is designed to help women expand their self-image by providing personal exploration through career assessment, values clarification and skills analysis. The course provides creative job search techniques and resume writing, interviewing skills, decision-making, goal setting and a Community Service Learning component. $6.00 Material Fee is payable at registration. Additional cost for career assessments in the class may be required.
 

COUN 145 C Changing Careers

2 units
Pass/No Pass'
CSU / CSU GE
Two hours lecture per week.
This course provides personal career exploration to adults changing careers. Assessments of strengths, interests, values and skills are utilized in assisting in the transition to new occupations and college majors. Decision making and goal setting skills support targeted career research, creative job search techniques and writing resumes. $6.00 Material Fee is payable at registration. Additional cost for career assessments in the class may be required.

COUN 151 C Career and Life Planning

3 units
CSU / CSU GE
Three hours lecture per week and three hours (minimum) laboratory as assigned per semester.
A complete class in career/life planning, including introduction to the tools for dealing with change; an analysis of desired lifestyles; self-assessment; overcoming obstacles, and analysis of work, its organizations, and where you want to work; decision-making, people, environments, career-researching and job-finding, résumé, interviewing, and goal setting. $3.00 Materials Fee is payable at registration. Additional cost for career assessments in the class may be required.

 

Contact Information

CAREER PLANNING CENTER
Location: Student Center, 2nd Floor
Parking Lot #1
Fall and Spring Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday
(Closed on Fridays during the Summer)
Phone: 714-484-7120
Fax: 714-826-4070
careercenter@cypresscollege.edu
 
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