Psychology Academic Spiritual and Career Plan Purpose Plan

Psychology Academic Spiritual and Career Plan Purpose Plan

Psychology Academic Spiritual and Career Plan Purpose Plan





Topic 4 Purpose Plan: Academic, Spiritual, & Career Plan


Directions: For this assignment, you will answer a series of questions designed to help you find and plan your purpose. These questions are broken into an Academic Plan, a Spiritual Plan, and a Career Plan. Please respond to each of the questions directly on this document (the boxes will expand as needed) and then answer the two reflection questions at the end of the document.


Academic Plan

To help you get the most out of your GCU experience, GCU offers support, services, and resources that enhance your academic pursuits. Find your major and program on the following website and complete the table below:

In which program of study are you enrolled, or plan to enroll?  
What are some of the program core courses you are looking forward to taking and why?  
Which courses do you anticipate being the most challenging? Explain why.  

Spiritual Plan

GCU is committed to integrating faith across all aspects of the GCU community. This stems from GCU’s mission to educate students from a Christian perspective and to prepare them for careers that honor God while serving others. Read about GCU’s “One Foundation” and watch all three videos, “One Foundation: Integration of Faith, Learning, and Work,” “Ethical Positions Statement,” and “Doctrinal Statement Introduction” located at

After clicking on the link, scroll down to the One Foundation section to read, and then click on the video in that section. You will need to click on the drop down within the first video window to access all three videos.


What did you take-away from these videos? How can you apply this to your experience while at GCU? (50-100 words)  
What does service outside of the classroom mean to you? How can you apply service while at GCU? (50-100 words)  


Career Plan

Grand Canyon University offers several career tools to help you discover potential career paths, build a resume, search for employment, and more. Take a few minutes to take the Career Compass survey located at (Access Code: Purpose).

You can watch the video below to assist you with the registration process:

Even if you have completed an assessment such as this in the past, it is good to reassess yourself every so often to reevaluate your goals, focus, and direction based on your growth.

After you complete the survey, fill in the following table.


Research the details of your Career Compass results, and then list and describe at least three job descriptions. 1.





Based on your results, what surprises did you find? If there are none, explain why. (100-150 words)  
After completing your current program/degree, what is your plan? (grad school, internship, career plan, etc.)  



Reflection Question 2: In 100 – 125 words, please respond to the following prompt:

GCU provides many opportunities and resources to help you accomplish the goals in your purpose plan. What are some GCU opportunities and/or resources you will engage in to help you accomplish your goals?