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College Career Courses; Ways to explore a career

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Exploring careers while in college

Do you have an interest in a particular career?  One way to explore a particular profession is to take a college course that will explore a particular profession.  I call these types of courses, college career courses; a course that will survey a particular profession so that you can learn more about that particular profession.  A college or university may offer a college career course to give you an opportunity to explore a particular profession.

Look at a catalog

A catalog at a community college can give a idea of the number of college career courses taught.  A catalog a publication from a college or university that gives the coursework, polices and information about that college or university.  I looked at my catalog from my local community college called Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.  The following courses comes from a 2019-2020 Metropolitan Community College catalog.  I am looking at a section in the catalog called “A Place to Start” on page 50.  Some of the courses that are listed are:

  • Introduction to Carpentry
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Corrections
  • Career Orientation/Culinary Arts
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Introduction to Engineering Design
  • Introduction to Electronic Health Records
  • Introduction to Health Information Technology
  • Introduction to the Trades
  • The Paralegal Profession

These are some of the career college courses that a person can take to explore a particular profession. One way to learn about a particular career is to take a college course that explores that particular career.

The address to the 2019-2020 Metropolitan Community College catalog is the link below.
I looked at page 50 in the catalog.