CAHC 211 - Career Planning - Career Planning Myths

career planning myths

Career Planning Myths

What students may have been told about CAHC 211

  • It’s an easy A.
  • It’s easy for athletes – a cakewalk.
  • It will be a GPA Boost.
  • The class does not require a lot of work.
  • It’s a Sleeper.
  • Do not expect to learn anything.



What students should have been told about CAHC 211

  • It’s a great opportunity for you to explore career options.
  • There is a fair amount of work in the class, but it is focused on yourself and your future, so it may seem easy.
  • Class attendance and participation is the major contributor to your grade.
  • You must engage in self-reflection.
  • You will be expected to share your career values and experiences in small groups.
  • You will be required to purchase, and bring to every class, the student manual.
  • You will write a resume and participate in practice interviews.
  • You will get to know other students and services of the university.
  • The class size is limited to 20. The instructor will know your name.
  • You will go on campus visits to important services.
  • You will be expected to read a syllabus and complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • You will learn decision-making and job-search skills important to your future.
  • You will learn more about your skills and abilities than you expect.
  • With appropriate attitude and involvement this can be a life-enhancing experience.