College and Career Readiness

College and Career Readiness

Course Features

Course Details


Course Overview

The Acellus College and Career Readiness course provides students with basic knowledge and skills they need as they prepare for further training in a career or go on to college. Course topics include:
  • Preparing Your Path for Success
  • Discovering Career Choice Influences
  • Understanding Yourself
  • Looking Into the Future
  • Planning Your Internal Career Design
  • Setting Goals
  • Understanding Finances
  • Going from Here to Your Career
  • Applying and Interviewing for a Job
Acellus College and Career Readiness is taught by Acellus Instructor Todd Edmond.
This course was developed by the International Academy of Science. Learn More

Scope and Sequence

Unit 1 - Preparing Your Path for Success The Preparing Your Path for Success unit of this course introduces students to career expectations, thier PATH to success, planning for career success, and important steps in planning a career in culinary arts.  Concepts also covered in this unit include preparation for college, and a Mr. E pep talk having to do with preparation for success. Unit 2 – Discovering Career Choice Influences This unit delves into people, values, web influences, planning a career in informational technology, and real life focus on discovery. Students will also dive into college and career choice along with a Mr. E pep talk having to do with career choice. Unit 3 – Understanding Yourself Students will learn about career development, learning about themselves, informal assessments and planning a career in marketing as well as understanding real life focus, understanding college, and ending with a Mr. E pep talk having to do with who they are. Unit 4 – Looking into the Future This unit students will learn about future-casting, working differently, planning a career in manufacturing, real life focus and collge for the future as well as a Mr. E pep talk about their future. Unit 5 – Planning Your Internal Career Design In this unit students will gain knowledge about, starting the plan NOW, career decisions, creating internal career design, and planning a career in finance. Students will also gain knowledge in planning for real life focus and college, along with a Mr. E pep talk about what their plan is going to be. Unit 6 – Setting Goals  Students will learn about self-motivation, action plans, time management and planning a career in science, as well as goals for college and real life focus. Mr. E will again, give a pep talk about setting goals. Unit 7 – Understanding Finances This unit focuses on finances 101, financial planning, preparing for the future, and planning a career in architecture & construction. Additionally, this unit focuses on real life and college finances along with a Mr. E pep talk on how much money matters. Unit 8 – Considering Career Preparation Choices Students will dive into finding the right path, education & training for high school, and education & training for beyond high school. Students will also dive into planning their career preparation path, planning a career in government, real life and college choices, and a Mr. E pep talk on how much school is enough school. Unit 9 – Going from Here to Your Career This unit focuses on, a career preparation path, education/training path, career plan implementation, and planning a career in human services along with, real life focus on your career and your career and college, Mr. E will then give a pep talk on how students can get to a career. Unit 10 – Searching for a Job In this unit students will gain knowledge in personal career goals, the job market, the job search, and possible pitfalls as well as, narrowing the focus, planning a career in law, corrections, security, and a real life focus on the search for a career. Lastly students will learn about the search for the right college and then Mr. E will give a pep talk on where to begin. Unit 11 – Applying for a Job Students will become aware with personal fact sheets and resumes, job applications and pre-employment, tests, and references and cover letters. Students will also become aware with planning a career in health science, applying for a job in society and for college, as well as a Mr. E pep talk on how important the application is. Unit 12 – Interviewing for a Job This unit students will be introduced to the interview process and preparation, the interview itself, what happens after the interview, a real life focus on the interview, and the interview process for college. Mr. E will then give a pep talk on putting the best foot forward. Unit 13 – Succeeding in a Career In this unit students will gain knowledge for what employers want, adjusting to the workplace, growth in the workplace, a real life focus in success, and success in college as well as a pep talk from Mr. E about success. Unit 14 – Understanding the Workplace Students will learn about employment laws, employment forms, employment types and employer expectations, and planning a career. There will then be a real life focus on the workplace and a Mr. E pep talk on their reputation in the workplace.

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