Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Liberal Arts to Career Courses

LA 101M: Liberal Arts to Career

Spring 2020: Unique #30000, Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 PM, FAC 18, February 11 – March 31, 2020, Download Syllabus

Description: This course is designed to help you identify your strengths and talents as a liberal arts student, and to develop the necessary skills to conduct an effective job search from beginning to end. By the end of the course, you will have a targeted resume and cover letter, a professional LinkedIn profile, and the necessary tools to network, build your personal brand, and interview successfully. Lectures will be combined with discussions, in-class exercises, small group activities, and independent activities and assignments. You are expected to complete a series of assignments in a timely manner, and to participate actively in class discussions.

Schedule: This course meets a total of 7 times. Due to the limited number of class meetings, attendance is mandatory.

Eligibility: Undergraduate Liberal Arts majors who have 30+ credit hours and an active BTT Gateway account and who are interested in learning to articulate the value of their major in whatever career path they pursue.

How to Apply: Complete and submit the online application form and enroll in the course by the application deadline: Monday, February 4, 2020 at noon. Please note that this course has a cap of 24 students, the first 24 students to apply and enroll will be guaranteed a spot. Students who apply but do not enroll before the cap is met will be placed on a waitlist. With that in mind, the course may fill before the application deadline, so we recommend you apply and add the course as early as possible.

 

LA 101M: Economics to Career

Spring 2020: Unique #29995, Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 PM, BRB 2.136, Syllabus available for Download December 2019

DescriptionLiberal Arts Career Services created this course specifically for economics majors interested in learning how to build their skills and experiences in preparation for the eventual career search. Each class is tailored to the career-related themes shared by many economics majors from skills to business-sector employment fields and networking to tailored resumes and cover letters. We hope that this course gives you the confidence and tools to successfully launch a job or internship search while playing to the strengths of your major. Lectures will be combined with discussions, in-class exercises, small group activities, and independent activities and assignments. You are expected to complete a series of assignments in a timely manner, and to participate actively in class discussions.

Eligibility & How to Enroll: Undergraduate Economics majors who have 30+ credit hours can register for the course during their regular access times. 


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