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HLCP Courses

Hughes Leadership and Career Program Courses


Sophomore Year
BUSA 2150: Discovering My Major and Career

Sophomores will research business majors, careers of interest, areas of demand, salary potential and entry requirements to aid them in progressing through their degree with purpose, on track and on time. Students will also use InterviewStream to video themselves answering questions regarding their defined career and major objectives and meet with a career coach to set goals to refine written and oral presentation skills and body language. Required for admission to Coles College. Prerequisite: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102

Key Student Benefits

  • Research business majors and your CAREER OF CHOICE
  • Identify SALARY potential and entry requirements
  • Refine written and oral COMMUNICATION skills
  • Begin working with your CAREER COACH


Junior Year
BUSA 3150: Developing My Career Essentials

Juniors will explore their talents and leadership skills and become more self-aware through assessments such as StrengthsQuest. This course is designed to help define and maximize their talents and associate their strengths with a career path. Students will work with a career coach on completing their targeted career resume and practice for professional interviewing. Required after admission to Coles, prior to graduation. Prerequisite: BUSA 2150

Key Student Benefits

  • Work in StrenghtsQuest to identify and explore your TALENTS
  • Develop your talents into COMPETITIVE STRENGHTS
  • Enhance your PROFESSIONAL communication skills
  • Continue working with your CAREER COACH


Senior Year
BUSA 4150: Driving My Success

Seniors will focus on applying professionalism in all aspects of their job search and career to prepare them for post-graduation success. A series of modules are designed to enhance interview skills and business etiquette, help them create an elevator speech and personal brand, and refine their leadership skills. Students will gain experience in collaborative team building, creative and critical thinking, negotiation skills and planning for after graduation. Students will identify their personal leadership style, create/update a LinkedIn profile and evaluate job offers with a career coach. Required after admission to Coles, prior to graduation. Prerequisite: BUSA 3150

Key Student Benefits

  • Identify your personal leadership STYLE
  • Create your personal BRAND and elevator speech
  • Manage your SOCIAL MEDIA
  • Work with your Career Coach to plan post-graduation SUCCESS

HLCP Courses

View your Sophomore, Junior and Senior courses for HLCP.

One-on-One Coaching

Learn more about our experienced coaches for your major.

Contact Us

Visit the Hughes Leadership and Career Program Office, located in BB 431 or call 470-578-2301.