Skagit Valley College

Catalog Course Search Details

 Course Title:   INVEST Interview Skills

 Title Abbreviation:   INVEST INTERVIEW SKILLS

 Department:    INV

 Course #:    45

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    320401

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2018

 Course Description  

Students learn to communicate skills and strengths to potential employers. Students will engage in mock interviews in class and will be able to watch and critique themselves on video.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Review and critique job interview choices
  2. Recognize and apply job interview communication and etiquette
  3. Demonstrate correct use of basic job interview vocabulary
  4. Participate in mock interviews
  5. Answer 20 common job interview questions

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.
3.5 Recognize, comprehend, and use non-verbal behaviors appropriate to a given context.

Course Contents

  1. Communication Review & interview
  2. Video Interview
  3. Know Yourself & Sell Yourself
  4. Transferable Skills & Career Paths
  5. Personality and Job Match
  6. Course Review & Presentation