Diversified Occupation/Capstone Y690
Instructor: Mrs. Billie-Jo Hoover
Phone: (814) 231-5057
Office: State College Area High School - E123
Classroom: State College Area High School - E125
Department: Career and Technical Center
Course Title: Diversified Occupation/Capstone
Catalog Description: Y690 Diversified Occupations/Capstone - 1 credit
This is a full year, one credit course for all students interested in understanding careers and the essential skills needed in the workplace. The course prepares students for entry into the workforce at all levels and is designed for all students, regardless of post-secondary plans. Instruction is provided in such skills as employer-employee relations, applications and resumes, interview techniques and the acquisition of life skills. The course is designed to increase skills through individual and class study, and on-the-job training opportunities, encouraging attitudes and habits which meet employment standards. Course delivery includes class discussion, guest speakers, computer applications and audio-video materials. Students are evaluated on class assignments and individual projects.
Students who are interested in earning two additional credits for work based experiences (Internships and/or Employment) must concurrently register for Cooperative Work Experience.
Diversified Occupations/Capstone Workbook
Job Hunting Handbook
Unit Information Handouts
Current Media Resources
Attendance in this class is essential in order for the students to be successful as well as to learn the material. In the event that a student is absent from class the student will make arrangements to submit his/her work, take a test/quiz, and get assignments that were missed.
- It is the student’s responsibility to check Canvas. Students are expected to make up all work missed within a time period not to exceed the total number of days absent from that specific class. Thereafter, deductions may be taken for each class meeting day the assignment/assessment is late following the student’s absence from class.
- Unexcused Absences
If a student cuts class and is unaccounted for in the attendance system, s/he cannot earn higher than half of the credit that was earned for the assignment. The assignment/assessment is due the class period that the student returns to class. Student will receive a 0 for participation assignments that are given during the block.
It is the expectation that all students will turn in assignments on the given due date. Late work is an assignment not turned in by the established due date/class block. For each day an assignment is late 1 point will be deducted, some projects will not be accepted late. All late assignments are due by the end of the unit to obtain a grade. Any assignment handed in after the unit is completed will receive a 0.
Cell Phone Policy
Please see the Distraction Parking (Cell Phone Policy)
Safety on the Job
Major Exams / Projects
Money Management Exam
Post secondary Institutions - connect with resources, financial aid, academic integrity
Grades are a combination of classwork, topic tests, projects and participation.
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