CCP 520: Professional and Life Span Development

This course will provide an introduction to career and professional development theory, practice, and resources. Emphasis is given to developmental considerations and the role of testing, educational and career development planning, and the applications of technology-based career development strategies. Particular attention will be paid to the inter-relationships of work, family, gender, diversity, and life role factors, the relationship between career and self identity, and what influences of work values, occupational choices, and decision-making styles.