Jun 05, 2023
AGC 318 - Field Studies/Career Opportunities
Last Date of Approval: Fall 2016
Total Lecture Hours: 30
Total Lab Hours: 30
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0
This course will provide students with field trips to agricultural businesses, College Ag. facilities, operating farms, and livestock facilities. Students will also get a look at the various careers available to them in agriculture. Also, in this class students will work on resumes, cover letters, and job interviewing skills, along with future life/career planning. The skills acquired in this class will be beneficial in any/all types of careers, particularly in agriculture when making future life and career decisions.
Mode(s) of Instruction: Traditional/Face to Face
Credit for Prior Learning: There is no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.
Course Fees: None
Common Course Assessment(s): None
Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
- Students will compare what services are provided by various businesses in the agricultural field and the current research being conducted. Field trips will allow students to see first-hand the operations of the facilities, i.e. research facilities, livestock facilities, cooperatives, college Ag facilities, and many other agricultural related businesses.
- Students will assess the variety of careers open to them upon completion of their degree.
- Students will create a cover letter, resume, and perform an interview.
- Self Assessment
- Personality Attitudes
- Skills & achievements
- Knowledge & learning Styles
- Values v. Interests
- Occupational Research
- Information Search
- Information Interviews
- Hands on experience iv. Trends
- Decision Making
- Career Objectives
- Personal Objectives
- Community Service
- Lifelong Learning
- Employment Contacts
- Job/work search
- Resumes & Letters
- Job/Work Interviews
- Work offers & Acceptance
- Success at Work
- Career/Life Planning
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