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Elements of the QEP
Career and Academic Planning


The Career and Academic Planning Initiative focuses on early interventions associated with a student's stay at Pitt Community College.

Application Process

The student application process was modified in the spring of 2013 to focused on career planning.  The application now directs students to complete an interest inventory through the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC).

The inventory take 10-15 minutes to complete.  Feedback will be provided based on the student's responses.  The results include:


ACA-111 Redesign

In the fall of 2012 ACA-111 was redesigned to focus more on career investigation and academic planning.  The course now provides students with increase access, knowledge, and application of career and academic planning resources.  The activities includes:

Professional Development - "Advising is Teaching Series"

Faculty, staff, and students are developing professional development for faculty and staff which will be implemented during 2013-14 academic year.  The activities are going to focus on career resources, academic advising, and the CAP initiatives.  The "Advising is Teaching Series" is going to be a combination of web-based and face-to-face interactions. 


Student Education Planning in WebAdvisor

During the 2013-14 academic year Pitt Community College migrated their program curriculum sheets from a paper/PDF format to an electronic process within the student education planning (SEP) process within WebAdvisor.  The new process is known as a curriculum track.  A current list of programs which have developed a curriculum track can be found in the office of Career and Academic Planning (CAP).  


The combined activities of the application process, redesign of ACA-111 , and additional professional development has the goal to increases access, knowledge, and application of career planning resources, and academic advising