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Edmonds Career Access Program

Course Descriptions

EDCAP 093: Career Connections

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Course Level Objectives


    EDCAP 095: College Connections

    Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

    An introductory course for Edmonds Career Access Program (EdCAP) students beginning their first quarter at EdCC. Students will develop a peer support system and explore and identify learning and educational goals. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of EDCAP orientation.

    Course Level Objectives

    1. Implement various methods of decision-making and problem solving skills to increase opportunities for success in diverse settings.  [ACT] 
    2. Self-assess abilities, values, skills and interests, learning styles and readiness to learn.  [REASON] 
    3. Identify internal and external barriers and difficulties to learning and strategies for overcoming them.  [REASON] 
    4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate verbally and through writing as a response to a variety of prompts and questions.  [COMMUNICATE] 
    5. Apply and evaluate classroom learning in settings outside of the academic.  [EXPLORE] 
    6. Complete group tasks with other EdCAP students.  [ACT] 
    7. Apply a variety of financial literacy skills, including budgeting, financial planning and credit management to real life situations.  [REASON] 

    EDCAP 096: Career Connections

    Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

    Students will use the skills developed in EdCAP 095 to explore an area of career interest. Students will complete a project that includes a research report, interview preparation, interviews, and a class presentation. Prerequisite(s): EDCAP 095 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

    Course Level Objectives

    1. Explore potential career paths.  [REASON] 
    2. Apply a variety of research strategies to gather information.  [REASON] 
    3. Establish a professional network of resources, including instructors, other college faculty and staff, professionals in various fields, and fellow students to accomplish project goals.  [EXPLORE] 
    4. Synthesize information from a variety of sources to develop a presentation to present to a classroom audience.  [COMMUNICATE] 
    5. Apply a variety of time management strategies needed to complete a long-term project.  [ACT]