Course Code: GES235
Begin the class by learning about how to become a productive student and member of the workforce. You’ll understand how self-esteem plays a part in your career, as well as how to set goals. Discuss the various uses of technology in the workplace and how various learning styles affect you.
Understand how to best manage a myriad of resources. You’ll discuss time, anger, and stress management. This section of the course will also cover ethical behavior and sexual harassment awareness.
Develop effective learning habits. This includes revisiting best note-taking practices, evaluating reading comprehension, testing yourself on memory techniques, and learning about test-taking tricks.
Understand the best problem-solving techniques. You’ll cover critical thinking basics, how to embrace change and make decisions, and understand the best ways to self motivate.
Cover the different types of communication skills needed to thrive in the work place including verbal communication, verbal business communication, written communication, nonverbal communication, and more.
Explore the various factors that could lead to stress or conflict in the workplace. Understand how to assess these feelings and then handle them in a productive way.
18 High School Credits
Food and Hospitality 1: Semester 1
Professional Uses of Technology
Security in Technology
21st-Century Written Business Communication
Conflict Resolution Strategies
Communication and Diversity
Communication in the Workplace
Sexual Harassment Awareness
Food and Hospitality Service Skills 1: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam
Food and Hospitality 1: Semester 2
Basics of Note-Taking
Understanding and Improving Study Habits
Effective Environments for Learning
Distractions and Deterrents to Educational Success
What is Motivation?
Trust and Motivation
Change as a Motivator
Critical Thinking Basics
Problem Solving Model
Improving Decision Making
Food and Hospitality Service Skills 1: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam
Food and Hospitality 2: Semester 1
Verbal Business Communication
Written Business Communication
Communication Styles and Interpersonal Communication
Assertive vs. Aggressive Communication
Communicating in Difficult Situations
Difficult Behaviors in the Workplace
Negativity and Power Struggles at Work
Working with Procrastinators and Untrustworthy People
Communicating by Telephone
Networking for Success
Food and Hospitality 2: Semester 1 End of Semester Exam
Food and Hospitality 2: Semester 2
What is Stress?
Signs and Symptoms of Stress
Sources of Stress
Techniques for Managing Stress
Anxiety and Stress
Mindset and Stress
Stress and Values Clarification
Stress at Work
Emotional Intelligence (EI)
Emotional Intelligence Skills
Addressing Violent Situations
Food and Hospitality 2: Semester 2 End of Semester Exam
Karen Panerali is a Language Arts Academic Support Instructor with 15 years of experience. She is has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and a Master’s degree in liberal arts.
Kimberly Sher is an Academic Coach and Science Academic Support Instructor with 13 years of experience. She is has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology with a minor in Psychology and a Master’s degree in chemistry education.
Yianna Pavlakos is an Academic Coach and Social Studies Academic Support Instructor with 14 years of experience. She is has a Bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy and a Master’s degree in history.
Shauna Paedae is a Math Academic Support Instructor. She is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s degree in statistics, a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, and 31 years of teaching experience.
All students entering Career Online High School must be at least 16 years of age prior to the first day of class and have successfully completed the 8th Grade at an accredited institution. Minors will be required to obtain parental consent to enrollment and acknowledgment of responsibility.
Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.
The career component of this program takes an estimate of 120 hours to complete; however, the hours for the High School Diploma general education can vary based on the number of high school credits you have prior to enrollment. All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Most programs allow you 180 days after your register to complete them.
No additional materials are required for this program.
ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.
Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.
ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.
In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.
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Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.
Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.
The majority of labs can be done using the online lab system. A link to schedule the lab is included with the course for each lab that can be done online.
Once you are ready to start the program, our Registrar will analyze your transcripts and apply credits for any course work you completed that fulfills our credit transfer requirements. Elective credits do not apply since the electives we offer are necessary in you earning your career certification. Click here to download the transcript request form.
The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.