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CAREER PLANNING (CP)
 
CP 100 New Student Seminar 2 cr
A course for first-time students that assists with maximizing the student's potential to achieve academic success and to adjust responsibly to the individual and interpersonal challenges presented by college life. Taught in small groups, the course provides an introduction to the nature of higher education and a general orientation to the functions and resources of the University. Extensive reading and writing assignments relevant to the student's first year experience are required. Special permission required.
 
CP 150 Study Skills and College Reading 3 cr
This course gives students the opportunity to develop and use study and reading strategies necessary for college success. Topics include note-taking techniques, test-taking techniques, time management, organizational skills, vocabulary skills, textbook reading skills, comprehension skills, critical reading and thinking skills.
 
CP 200 Clinical Observation 1 cr
  (Medicine, Dentistry, Optometry, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine)
Gives the student clinical exposure to various health-care services. A report on the experience is required. May be repeated for a maximum of six hours' credit. Prerequisite: Sophomore status and permission of Chair of Preprofessional Advisory Committee.
 
CP 250 Career Planning and Development 3 cr
Principles, methods, and practice in career planning and development with emphasis on career information, self analysis, exploration of careers, career opportunities, and guidelines for goal achievement.
 
CP 450

The Job Campaign

1-3 cr
Practical approach to career development designed to help students develop strategies for obtaining suitable employment and making career choices. Emphasis is on the principles, methods, and practice in achieving career goals through the study of careers, preparing resumes, writing letters of application, practicing job interview techniques, and identifying prospective employers.
 
 

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