Choosing Your Program
Cape Fear Community College offers a wide variety of academic and workplace training options for students continuing their education. You can complete:
Focus on SKILLS….because that’s what employers want! Think about every course you take in terms of skill development. A recent NACE study indicates employers are looking for candidates who possess the following:
1) Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
2) Oral and Written Communication Skills
3) Teamwork and Collaboration
4) Information Technology Application
6) Professionalism and Work Ethic
7) Career Management
CFCC programs are designed to help students develop skills for today’s workforce and/or transfer to four-year institutions to complete baccalaureate degrees. CFCC students are encouraged to carefully select their program based on their strengths, interests, preferences, abilities and employment trends. If you haven’t taken the time to explore what is a good path for you, do it now!
WE GO THE EXTRA MILE!
The following support options are available to YOU!
Career Services offers formal and informal career assessments to help you explore possibilities. You can also gather information about the economic market for many occupations. Contact Karin Parker for an appointment today at 910.362.7768 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Academic Advisors are assigned to all CFCC students. Check WebAdvisor for assigned personnel. Make an appointment and talk to them about some of your interests and ideas.
ACA121 or ACA122 are both College Success courses offered each semester at CFCC. Consider taking one of these courses as you get started at CFCC. ACA122 is specific to students who plan to transfer to a 4-year institution upon completion of their program.
Additional On-line Resources
Career Key – Comprehensive website that includes a self-assessment. (fee)
CFNC.org – North Carolina state supported site that includes self assessment and occupation exploration tools.
Inside Jobs – Explore careers based on areas of interest.
My Next Move – An on-line assessment supported by O*NET; additional occupation information is also available.
Occupational Outlook Handbook – Comprehensive labor information.
What do you like? – Provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. An informal guide to potential occupations based on your interests.
Educate2Career offers a great resource for students to consider occupations and employability information.