UNIV 4380: Preparing to Become a Professional
The UNIV 4380 course explores various topics surrounding the development of personal
and professional life skills. Topics include but are not limited to effective communication
skills, interview skills, cover letter and resume preparation, proper business etiquette,
financial planning, and the professional working environment. Students will have
the opportunity to improve written and oral communication skills through class assignments.
They will also have the opportunity to interact with professionals from campus and
the Memphis community. The desired outcome of this course is for students to enhance
personal life skills and leave prepared to successfully embark on their professional
Some of the class assignments include:
Resume and cover letter preparation
This course is offered to junior and senior level student-athletes. If you have any
questions or are interested in the course please contact your athletic advisor or
Kristin Rusboldt, PAWS Coordinator.