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Career Orientation - 8

Career Orientation Arkansas Frameworks
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Apprenticeship
a program in which a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker
Associate degree
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area, usually lasting two years
Bachelor's degree
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after successfully completing a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas.
Credit
unit of measurement that schools use to determine whether students are progressing toward graduation
Elective
a course that is not required but can be chosen by students according to their interests
Financial aid
methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc.
GED certificate
a document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading, and math
Graduate school
a program of study beyond a bachelor's degree
Internship
a temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field
On-the-job training (OJT)
learning on the job
Postsecondary education
any education or training following high school
Prerequisite
a course that is required before another course can be taken
Tuition
the fee that colleges charge to take their classes
Vocational
a course or program that teaches job skills