EPSY 220: Career Theory and Practice

Looking for a Social and Behavioral Science general education requirement? In EPSY 220, students create a personalized academic and career plan with the support of their instructor and classmates. Through class discussions, lectures, self-assessments, and exploratory assignments, students are encouraged to consider their academic major and their future career paths. The course emphasizes work towards milestones in students’ career journey, including creating cover letters and resumes, Grounded in several prominent psychological theories of career and adult development, EPSY 220 provides students with an important gateway to the world of work.

Previous students say:

“I honestly think the course should be mandatory for all majors, as it helps prepare students for the workforce and life outside of school.” Senior

“No question the best way to prepare for a career or internship. The skills and knowledge learned in this course are invaluable.” – Senior

If you have any questions, contact Course Coordinator Sarah Rinehart at srineha2@illinois.edu.

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