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Glossary of caren chpt. 5

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postsecondary
After high school.
accredited
Has met certain minimum standars for its program of study, staff, and facilities.
adapt
Fit into.
proprietary
A school privately owned and operated for profit.
General equivalency diploma
ged
correspondence course
Home study.
body language
Unspoken communication trough physical movements, expressions, and gesture.
job corps
A federally adminester employment trainig program that serves severely disadvantaged young people.
university
The largest typy of institution of higher learning, composed of several undergraduated colleges and graduate schools for advanced schools.
technical
Intended to train students in fields related to engineering and the physical science.
hypothetical
Imagined or pretended
conditions of employment
The specific details of a job offer, such as working hours, salary or wages, fringe benefits.
baccalaurate degree
A four year degree that is sometimes called batchlor degree or under graduate degree.
appraise
To evaluate someone or something, such as a potential employer.
compatible
Pleasan or agreeable
confirm
To varifyor make firm, such as calling ti check on an appointment.
preprofessional program
A cours of study that admissions tequirements for a specific proffesional school as part of the baccalaurate degree.
follow-up-letter
A thank-you letter sent to an interview following a job interview.
job interview
A face-to-face meeting between a job seeker and a potential employer.
ojt
A wide range of education and trainig provided by employers for their employees.
open admission policy
A policy of grating admission to all applicants wiithout reguard to grade point average, test scores, or class rank.
tech prep
Occupation trainig programs developed jointly by high school and community colledges.
employment structure
Types of jobs available.
competenvcies
Qualification
journey worker
A certified, experienced, skilled craftperson who has successfully completed an apprenticeship.
guilds
Unions of craftsmen.
apprenticeship
Relationship between an empoyer and a employee during which the worker learns a trade.

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