IS 105 : Career/Life Exploration and Planning



Class Hours

Class Hours3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


The course provides opportunities and resources for students to seek career information related to academic and occupational interest patterns, which form the foundation for sound career decision-making. Students are guided through individual and group exercises that assist in identifying needs, values, wants, interests, and abilities. The purpose of the course is to help students develop a strong foundation for major and career decision planning through career inventories, research on careers, and personal reflections.

Framework: This course uses the Pyramid of Information-Processing (Knowing about myself & knowing about my options→Knowing how I make decisions→Thinking about my decision making) and the CASVE Cycle (→Communication→Analysis→ Synthesis→Valuing→Execution→) as a framework for career and major exploration.