CAREER AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

  • CAREER AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

    (Graduation Requirement)

    1/2 Unit

    Prerequisite:  Sophomore Requirement (Select group of Juniors/Seniors)

    Satisfies ½ of Practical Arts requirement

    Satisfies NYS graduation requirement in Career Development and Occupational Studies

     

    Develop skills that will last a lifetime! This course will focus on career exploration, workplace issues, and personal financial topics. Students will participate in career self-assessments, explore a variety of careers and industries, discuss college options, and learn the skills and competencies needed for future success. Students will create a resume, complete job applications, practice interview techniques, and will learn to successfully handle their own personal financial lives. Topics will include budgeting, checking and savings accounts, credit, insurance and investing. Occasionally guest speakers from different careers will give talks about their career pathway.