Career Skills

Career Skills
Professional, communication, and lifelong learning skills. Field trip to chemical process facility.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to professional program.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining CH EN 391
Course Outcomes

Writing Resume

Students will be able to write an effective personal resume.

Problem Solving

Students will be able to use appropriate information skills, standard office applications, and tools (e.g. WWW, electronic and reference book library searches, modern property databases) to assist in problem solving.

Importance of Well-Written Resume

Students will understand the importance of a well-written resume in obtaining professional employment.

Oral Presentations

Students will be able to give effective, well organized oral presentations of technical material in both business and engineering formats including the handling of questions and the use of appropriate visual aids.

Lifelong Learning

Students will be dedicated to and prepared for a life time of learning.

Professional Community

Students will develop a sense of professional community with students, faculty, and others.

Speakers & Field Trip

Students will learn about chemical processes, units, and corresponding equipment through industrial speakers and a field trip.

Interviewing Skills

Students will demonstrate experience and ability in interviewing skills.

Technical Material

Students will demonstrate effective reading of technical material.

Student Presentations

Students will gain a familiarity with the chemical engineering field, career options, and potential job functions, and be aware of contemporary issues that may have an impact on professional activities, through student presentations and a field trip