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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGSC 100 - Intro to Agriculture & Natural Resource Careers

Credits: 3
LEC hours per week: 3
A survey of the agriculture industry looking at different jobs, working conditions, employment structure, and employee-employer relationships. Formerly: AGPR 100.
Course Outcomes:
  • Identify areas for personal development.
  • Develop professionalism both orally and in written form.
  • Practice etiquette in professional interactions.
  • Explain the importance of networking and professional online presence.
  • Evaluate personal interest in agriculture and natural resource careers.
  • Construct a plan for the attainment of career related technical competencies.
  • Create short- and long-term career development goals.
  • Construct an employment portfolio.
  • Prepare for and participate in a job interview.
Course Topics:
  1. Occupational Survey
  2. Goal Setting
  3. Resume
  4. Letters of Application
  5. Representative Employers
  6. Careers Planning Guide
  7. Leadership and human relation skills
  8. Interview Techniques
  9. Education/skills required and individual competency goals.
  10. Locating Jobs
  11. Job Security