ERIC Number: ED165863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
An Examination of Potential Career Programs. Special Reports.
Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS.
Surveys of local employers were conducted by Johnson County Community College to determine the needs for potential career programs as related to job opportunities in the following areas: (1) accounting; (2) advertising and journalism; (3) animal health technology; (4) automotive technology; (5) building construction; (6) child care for preschoolers; (7) dental laboratory technology; (8) equine management; (9) fire protection and public safety technology; (10) medical laboratory technology; (11) medical records technology; (12) mental health technology; (13) physical therapist assistants; (14) press operators; (15) radiologic technicians; and (16) urban agribusiness. Results of these surveys are presented in 16 distinct reports which consider the national employment outlook, local manpower needs, salary potentials, relevance of an associate degree in qualifying for positions, and other job qualifications. Some reports also discuss existing job training opportunities and their impact on employment needs; program options and costs; staff and site selection considerations; and student interest and recruitment. Many reports include references. (MB)
Descriptors: Accounting, Agribusiness, Allied Health Occupations Education, Auto Mechanics, Building Trades, Child Care Occupations, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Dental Technicians, Employment Opportunities, Employment Projections, Employment Qualifications, Fire Science Education, Journalism, Labor Needs, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Medical Record Technicians, Needs Assessment, Occupational Surveys, Physical Therapy Aides, Printing, Radiologic Technologists, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Veterinary Assistants, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS.
Identifiers: Advertising Occupations; Equine Management; Kansas (Johnson County)