Unit of Credit: Full Year, 1.0 Credit
Grade Level: 7
Core Code 39.01.0000.001
College and Career Awareness offers exploration and preparation in college and career pathways focusing on jobs that are high skill and high demand, as well as satisfying and financially rewarding. The College and Career Awareness course is designed to help students identify their interests, abilities, and skills. With appropriate developmental information related to careers, educational pathways, and self-knowledge, students are able to begin to make college and career goals for the future. College and Career Awareness is designed to acquaint students with the Utah labor market and the employment opportunities for which they can prepare by defining a College and Career Ready Plan.
The Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) describe the skills and attitudes students should explore and learn as a result of successful participation in the College and Career Awareness course. ILOs are an essential part of the CTE Core and provide teachers with a standard for evaluation of student learning. Significant understanding occurs when teachers incorporate ILOs in planned instruction for the College and Career Awareness course.
By the end of the College and Career Awareness course, at an age-appropriate level, students will: