In Career Courses you’ll earn credit toward your degree and use your class time to make real progress on your career before graduation. With Career Courses you earn credit while using your class time to:
Explore majors and industries
Search and apply for internships and jobs
Get feedback on your resume and cover letters, and more!
Career Courses are taught by employers and career advisors who can offer in-depth guidance on how to set goals for every point in your career, from exploring majors to transitioning to the workplace, as well as networking skills, job search strategies, and interview tactics.
Online and accelerated sections are also available for these zero to one credit courses.
UNIV 220: Decide/Confirm Major
For second semester students and beyond, explore career paths that align with your values, interests, and personality in Decide/Confirm Major (UNIV 220). Think of it as an experiment. Be open minded. You might be surprised by what you discover about yourself and the path for you.
93% of students who completed the course reported they had either significantly narrowed their choices or had made a final decision on their major.
100% of students who completed the course reported they were able to articulate their career-related skills as a result of UNIV320.
UNIV 320: Internship/Career Readiness
For sophomores and beyond, prepare to pursue internships and other career-related experiences with Internship/Career Readiness (UNIV 320). Develop your internship goals and search strategies.
UNIV 420: College to Career
For juniors and seniors preparing to transition into the workplace, develop your job search strategy and personal brand in College to Career (UNIV 420). Develop your search strategies, application materials (like resume and cover letter), and learn interview techniques and etiquette (virtual and in-person).
95% of students who completed the course reported they were aware of organizations that employ people in their industries of interest as a result of taking UNIV420.
82% of students who completed the course clearly identified their future graduate/professional school field or program as a result of taking UNIV421.
UNIV 421: College to Graduate School
For juniors and seniors preparing for graduate or professional school, create the materials to apply for the advanced degree that will help you achieve your career goals with College to Graduate School (UNIV 421). Develop strong application materials, effective testing and interviewing strategies, research and evaluation of graduate programs, and financial planning options.
UNIV 422: Professional Skills Development
For seniors preparing for the workplace. Establish your professional image and master essential skills like teleworking, advocating for yourself in the workplace, preparing for performance reviews, selecting health and financial plans, and more.