M/J Career Research and Decision Making

Middle school / Electives

This course gives students the opportunity to explore their interests and align them to career opportunities. Throughout this course, students participate in self-assessment activities to help them become aware of their aptitudes, values, and skills. Career clusters are highlighted to provide students with an understanding of the education and training necessary for desired careers. Students also set goals to make informed career decisions. After completing this course, students have skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, and time management for workplace success. Prerequisites: None. Credits .5