College and Career Courses

Student Success Courses

These courses can help you hit the ground running by providing resources and support to ensure your college transition is as smooth as possible.

Major and Career Exploration

If you are an Undeclared First-Year Student who needs guidance to explore your major and career options, you have the opportunity to take Exploring Your Strengths or Life Planning and Major Exploration your very first semester. These two courses are offered through our Career Services Office and can help you develop and discover your strengths and values so you can make an informed decision about your career path.

Professional Skills Prep Courses

We are dedicated to helping you prepare for your future as professionals, as leaders and as members of your community. These courses will help you find ways to stand out among your peers, first by understanding your skills and abilities, then learning to market yourself through designing professional resumes and career portfolios, and learn effective interview skills. You can utilize technology and digital media in a variety of ways such as Oswego’s online showcase Digital Oz.

Leadership in Action is a course for First Year Students who want to explore their leadership style through studying theories, assessing their strengths and experiential learning.

Our Professional Skills Preparatory course equips you with the critical skills and workplace competencies to give you a competitive advantage in the workplace.

Peer Education and College Mentoring

Learning from your peers is an important part of college. These programs offer you the opportunity to take on a leadership role on campus as a tutor in the Office of Learning Services, a peer educator for the Care Network or a “Peer2Peer” in the Counseling Center.