PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
ASPD 2000 Professional Development - 1 Credit
Start your professional journey today! Learn how to create a professional resume, research internships and professional positions, conduct an informational interview, and create a professional development plan. Learn how to market the skills you are developing as a student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences effectively for professional positions!
Fall 2013 Offerings
Section 001 - Tuesdays, 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm (CRN 23552)
Section 002 - Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm (CRN 23553)
Section 003 - Mondays, 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm (CRN 23554)
Section 004 - Thursdays, 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm (CRN 23555)
Section 005 - Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm (CRN 23556) (Sciences Students Only)
Section 006 - Thursdays, 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm (CRN 23557)
Section 007 - Tuesdays, 11:30 am – 12:45 pm (CRN 23558) (Environmental Science Students Only)
Section 008 - Wednesdays, 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm (CRN 23559)
Section 009 - Mondays, 1:30 pm – 2:45 pm (CRN 23560)
Section 010 - Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:15 am (CRN 23561)
ASPD 2001-001 Intro to Professional Writing - 1 Credit
Learn the hallmarks of effective professional writing: How to target an audience while writing clearly, concisely, and persuasively. Gain valuable professional writing experience directly transferable to writing in internships and professional positions.
Tuesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM (CRN 23562)
ASPD 2002-001 The Legal Profession - 1 Credit
Investigate areas of law and potential legal paths as you learn what it means to “think like a lawyer.” Learn how to maneuver successfully through the application process and how to transition well to the challenges of law school.
Tuesdays, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM (CRN 23563)
ASPD 2003-001 Professonal Communication - 1 Credit
This course provides a foundation for leadership studies and professional speaking. You will enhance your professional communication by learning various perspectives that will deepen your understanding of leadership and enable you to succeed in a diverse, ever-changing workplace.
Wednesdays, 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM (CRN 23564)
ASPD 2004-001 Social Networking - 1 Credit
Making connections and staying connected has never been easier with sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Learn how to harness the power of social media for professional gain and become a savvy social networker.
Tuesdays, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM (CRN 23565)
ASPD - 001 Women and the Workplace - 1 Credit
Investigate how gender shapes career choices and opportunities for women. Learn the latest research on gender dynamics in the workplace and gain analytical skills that will help you make the most effective, self-aware, and life-sustaining choices in your career pursuits.
Thursdays, 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM - Email email@example.com to be placed on the wait list for this course
EGEN 2100-002 Creativity & Innovation - 1 Credit
Students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, VSB, and Engineering will work on team-based projects designed to help them understand and deal with the variables that affect creativity and innovation. Experts will lead discussions and activities focusing on creativity in different environments.