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Edmonds Career Access Program

Course Descriptions

EDCAP 095: EDCAP Strategies for Success

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

An introductory course for Edmonds Career Access Program (EdCAP) students beginning their first quarter at Edmonds CC. Students will develop a peer support system and explore and identify learning and educational goals. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of EdCAP orientation.

Course Level Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Implement various methods of decision-making and problem solving skills to increase opportunities for success in diverse settings. [ACT]
  2. Self-assess abilities, values, skills and interests, learning styles and readiness to learn. [REASON ]
  3. Identify internal and external barriers and difficulties to learning and strategies for overcoming them. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate verbally and through writing as a response to a variety of prompts and questions. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Apply and evaluate classroom learning in settings outside of the academic. [EXPLORE]
  6. Complete group tasks with other EdCAP students. [ACT]
  7. Apply a variety of financial literacy skills, including budgeting, financial planning and credit management to real life situations. [REASON]

EDCAP 096: EDCAP Strategies for Success II

Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

Students will use the skills developed in EdCAP 095 to explore an area of career interest. Students will complete a project that includes a research report, interview preparation, interviews, and a class presentation. Prerequisite(s): EDCAP 095 with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course Level Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explore potential career paths. [REASON]
  2. Apply a variety of research strategies to gather information. [REASON]
  3. Establish a professional network of resources, including instructors, other college faculty and staff, professionals in various fields, and fellow students to accomplish project goals. [EXPLORE]
  4. Synthesize information from a variety of sources to develop a presentation to present to a classroom audience. [COMMUNICATE]
  5. Apply a variety of time management strategies needed to complete a long-term project. [ACT]