Mar 04, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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BA 109 - Ready, Set, Work: Techniques for Landing A Job

2 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): BA 131  or CIS 120  (formerly offered as CS120), and BT 113  or WR 115 , or designated placement. 

Course Description: Ready, Set, Work: Techniques for Landing a Job prepares students for employment by focusing on resume, cover letter, and application preparation; interview presentation; job search techniques; work ethic and professional image; interpersonal relationships; and business etiquette in the workplace. Students are expected to have completed most of their coursework toward a certificate or degree program before taking this class. All students, both in-class and online, must complete an in-person interview to pass the class (while video-conferencing is not a substitute, there may be times in which this is accepted).

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Research job market and opportunities via the web and via networking. (ILO: Information Literacy)
  • CLO#2: Develop and prepare a resume. (ILO: Communication)
  • CLO#3: Develop and prepare a cover letter and thank-you letter.
  • CLO#4: Complete a job employment application and reference list.
  • CLO#5: Prepare and participate in a mock employment interview.

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