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College Career Success Courses

Give yourself a boost of confidence and helpful information on how to succeed in school and find a career that you love. Our courses cover key aspects of academic and professional growth, including college culture, services, and policies, as well as useful ways to learn. Whether you're exploring majors, planning your career, or preparing to transfer to a four-year school, we have courses tailored to your needs. From scholarship success to resume building, each credit offers insights and practical skills to fuel your journey.

Available Courses

HD100: College Success

Students learn about the college culture and community, including college services, policies, and procedures; goal setting; time management; educational planning; student responsibility; and learning strategies for college success. Students who complete HD100 are more likely to be successful and stay in school. This class is one credit.

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HD105: scholarship Success

Learn how to research and apply for scholarships. Students learn to create a scholarship portfolio, complete applications for the MHCC Foundation and the Oregon Student Assistance Commission, build a research method, and use helpful internet resources. This class is one credit.

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HD110: Career Planning

For students who know what they want to major in or pursue as a career, but need more information or direction. All HD110 students will take the Strong Interest Inventory. This class is not open to students who have completed HD208. Online and independent study options available. This class is one credit.

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HD208: Career and Life Planning

For students who don’t know what they want to do in school or in their career and students who feel like they don’t know what their options are, this course offers a more in-depth version of HD110. All HD208 students will take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory. This class is three credits.

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HD209res: Developing Your Resume

Ready to find a job? Figure out what your skills, education, and experience are and use them all to create a professional resume and cover letter targeted toward specific jobs. This class is one credit.

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HD225: Transferring to a Four-Year College or University

This course looks at the many processes, requirements, and issues that can impact a transfer from a community college to a four-year degree program. This class is two credits.

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Plan Your Future at MHCC

We know you have a bright future ahead of you and we're here to support you every step of the way. There is nothing more important to us than making sure you have all of the tools you need to reach your goals. Have questions? Call 503-491-7432 or email [email protected].

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