Industry Awareness

Industry Awareness

REAL Program

Experiential learning opportunity

Students will step outside the classroom engaging in a series of dynamic assignments such as deep personal development, industry research and professional networking to build a deep awareness and forward thrust in the industry or professional field of choice.

Lead

Dee Gillen, MS

Prerequisites

KIN 131 is a prerequisite or co-requisite for KIN majors.

Grading

A/F

Maximum enrollment

40

NACE competencies

  • Critical thinking/problem solving
  • Professionalism/work ethic
  • Career management

Credits

  • 3

Registration options

This KIN 206 course meets the REAL requirement for students in public health as well as kinesiology.

Start terms

  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

Course offerings

On campus

Fall and spring terms

Online

Winter term

Check class schedule for times/locations of other terms.

Learning outcomes

  • Students will experience enhanced oral and written communication skills 
  • Students will develop critical thinking skills to improve follow through and work ethic. 
  • Students will experienced improved ability to identify, articulate, and understand their chosen field of study or professional industry. 
  • Students will be able to better define career goals and identify future areas of career interest. 
  • Students will understand and be able to articulate the purpose and value of their chosen field of study or professional industry.

Content / knowledge / concepts

  • Students will examine current practices in their chosen field of study or professional industry. 
  • Students will evaluate and analyze opinions and general ideas of those outside of their field of study or professional industry. 
  • Students will describe the fundamental role individuals serving inside their field of study or professional industry. 
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of current industry standards through written and verbal communication. 
  • Students will distinguish their goals, energy for, and understanding of their chosen field of study or professional industry. 

Course experiences

Interviews of industry professionals, reflections, industry research, and poster presentations -- and having a heap load of fun!

Assessment activities

  • Career and self development
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Equity and inclusion
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork and leadership

Additional info

Kinesiology and public health students will sign up for KIN 206 PROJECT:INDUSTRY AWARENESS.

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