CPS 2500 Career Development and Life Planning
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course is to help students learn how to manage their career development and life planning, based on relevant theories, practice, and trends in economic, technology, and labor market development. Students obtain skills for career decision making and life planning, and adapting to the rapidly changing world of work. The goal is to facilitate personal fulfillment and satisfying interpersonal relationships through career and life planning, with special attention to multicultural issues in the world of work.

CPS 3200 Diversity and Human Relations
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course it to provide students with an overview of human diversity and human relations, beginning with an examination of the nature of diversity and the roles of both genetics and culture. Attention is given to diversity issues -past, present, and future- that still need to be studied and confronted. This course will cover types of human diversity and how they are grouped, while studying their unique social, physical, intellectual and emotional attributes. This course will help students employ a multicultural perspective for examining human interaction and relations on many different levels. This course is fully online, with no course meetings. [course is not repeatable. Formerly numbered CPS 2200].

CPS 3300 Interpersonal Communication Skills
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of interpersonal communication skills, including how these skills affect individuals and groups in society. Emphasis is on personal and interpersonal strategies for understanding, appreciating, and managing communication skills in personal and career relationships. It focuses on self disclosure, perceptions, spoken and unspoken communication, listening and responding strategies and problem-solving skills. A secondary benefit of this course is examining the many ways technology and online communication intersect with and become part of interpersonal communication as interactive technologies shrink the distance between people and their respective cultures. This course is full online, with no course meetings. [course is not repeatable. Formerly numbered CPS 2300].

CPS 3400 Career and Lifespan Development
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of career and lifespan development theories and skills, and how students can employ those skills in their own career and lifespan development. The course will include how personal growth and life stages impact individuals and society, and in turn, their career choices. Emphasis is on understanding career and job choices now available, as well as personal strategies for career decision-making. This course is full online, with no course meetings. [course is not repeatable. Formerly numbered CPS 2400].