All high school students must earn three credits in Career and Life Management 20 to attain an Alberta High School Diploma.
Career and Life Management 20
Career and Life Management is an exciting course to prepare you, a high school student, for the real world. This course covers material related to three main areas that will better prepare you for life after high school:
- Career Choices: Students will explore potential career choices, hear from several post-secondary schools and travel on field trips to the University of Alberta, NAIT, or MacEwan University. Students will also learn how to write a proper resume and conduct a successful job interview.
- Resource Choices: Students will learn to understand financial management and how it is related to everyday adult experiences, e.g. budgeting, credit, taxes, and investments.
- Personal Choices: Students will explore individual choices when it comes to living a balanced, healthy life and how the decisions they make affect them on a personal level. Students will hear presentations on a variety of topics that include mental health, physical health and nutrition, healthy relationships, domestic violence, human sexuality (anatomy, contraceptives, and STI’s), and sexual assault.