Leadership Education: Life Skills and Career Opportunities
Leadership Education: Life Skills and Career Opportunities students will learn how to become a more confident financial planner and to save, invest, and spend money wisely, as well as how to avoid the credit trap. They will learn about real-life issues such as understanding contracts, leases, warranties, legal notices, personal bills, practical and money-saving strategies for grocery shopping, apartment selection, and life with roommates. The Holland Interest Inventory and other self-assessments will help them to reveal their attitudes, aptitudes, and personal skills. This self-understanding will allow them to explore career paths and understand requirements that they will need to be successful at work and in life. Drill: Cadets will learn the importance of drill and be able to demonstrate basic drill movements to include performing the 30-drill sequence.
Life Skills and Career Opportunities course outcomes are:
- Analyze the elements of successful financial management skills.
- Create a plan to safeguard personal resources.
- Analyze the different ways of pursuing a career path.
- Analyze the requirements for applying to a college or university.
- Analyze positive and negative impact of college life in meeting career goals.
- Evaluate the essential process for successfully pursuing desired career or job.
- Evaluate the benefits of working for the Federal Government.
- Create a plan for successful career development.