ALS 2200

ALS 2200

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Course will provide opportunities for students to identify and develop the professional skills employers and graduate and professional schools seek in college graduates. Students will engage in self-assessment to determine their current level of competency in key professional skills such as self-awareness/personal impact, critical thinking, teamwork, information management, and relationship building. Through interactive activities, assignments, and a group project students will hone some of the professional skills during the course and learn how to create a strategy for continued growth opportunities and personal development.

When Offered Spring.

  • Students will be able to identify and describe the key professional skills employers and graduate schools look for in college graduates.
  • Use StrengthsQuest to recognize and develop natural strengths while at Cornell and in future career.
  • Students will discover their current level of competency around 8 professional skill clusters through the administration of the CALS Professional Skills Self-Assessment.
  • Student awareness of the resources available to enable self-direct efforts in professional skill development while at Cornell.
  • Students will create a personal learning plan to facilitate on-going personal development.
  • Students will be able to define emotional intelligence and recognize the role it plays in one's career.
  • Student will learn about, engage in discussion, and demonstrate the professional skills needed by employers and graduate schools through assignments, case studies, and lectures.
  • Students will ascertain the benefit of reflection to promote continuous learning through the use of regular journaling assignments throughout the course.

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14414 ALS 2200   SEM 101

    • W Kennedy Hall 105
    • Jan 22 - Mar 9, 2019
    • DeRosa, J

      Gillespie, L

      Viands, D

  • This class is targeted to freshman, sophomore and junior level students and is open to CALS students only. For enrollment information please email Jennifer DeRosa at