OLS 143 Career Portfolio • 2 Cr.


Students begin developing a career portfolio based on courses taken, adding to the document throughout the program identifying personal values and strengths. The information is used to begin a career pathway setting an initial career goal. Prerequisite: OLS 105, 106, 110 and 111 and Acceptance into the program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe why you should use strengths not weaknesses when beginning to plan your career pathway
  • Describe how personal values affect work choices and the workplace
  • Describe your personal values and compare to different workplaces
  • List your personal transferable work skills
  • Identify and describe personal work strengths using proofs to justify strengths
  • Compare personal transferable work skills to different job tasks related to 2-3 broad job interests
  • Develop a personal short term vocational goal related to course content
  • Present personal work strengths, values, skills and how they relate to your personal short term vocational goal