Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

Liberal Arts to Career Courses

LA 101M: Liberal Arts to Career

Spring 2018: Unique #29265, Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 PM, FAC 18, February 7–March 28, 2018, Download Syllabus (coming soon)

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 between February 7–March 28, 2018. 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 [Here] and enroll in the course by the application deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018 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.


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    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900