This is our catalog of courses. We will occasionally adjust the course listing to reflect the addition of new courses and the retirement of others.
Get the skills you need to be successful in life outside of your parents’ home. In this course, you’ll learn the basics to being a responsible adult from finding a job to paying bills to caring for your car (and much, much more).
The hardest thing about graduating high school is the long list of adult activities that were never explained. We polled college students to find what they wished they had learned: tire changes, jump-starting, budgets, the 80/20 rule, taxes, credit cards, job searching, and much more.
Week 1: Future Planning College or Work; trade schools
Week 2: Job vs Career; Planning
Week 3: Future Planning 10-year plans (review in class)
Week 4: Getting current on news; reading the news well
Week 5: Living in ‘Murica; Current Debates
Week 6: More Current Debates
Week 7: Voter requirements; voting
Week 8: Job search tricks; networking
Week 9: Cover letter & resume; interviews
Week 10: Temperaments / people
Week 11: Working with people & the Bystander Effect
Week 12: Flex Day Make-up day; Student free-for-all questions on any topic
Course materials: All course materials are provided FREE by the instructors as PDF files.
Homework: Homework will include short readings, practical exercises (putting lessons into action), and auto-graded quizzes. Time spent on homework will vary but expect to spend approximately one hour outside of the classroom on your assignments.