Surviving Post-Secondary Living
Grade Level: 12
Length of Course: Semester
Credit: ½ Elective
Course Overview: The purpose of this transition class is to better prepare students for post-secondary living by researching student career choices, skills, abilities, interests, and education requirements for enrollment in colleges or universities. The class also addresses budgeting, financial issues (i.e. financial aid for college), credit debt awareness, needs vs. wants, etc. Upon completion of this course, students will have a personal portfolio containing research of careers, colleges, skills, interests, and abilities, as well as a resume, letters of references, sample job application, transcripts, twenty hours of volunteer service in their community, and their culminating research project presentation.