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COUN 43 - GROUP DYNAMICS AND SELF UNDERSTANDING
2 units, 2 lecture hours, (Formerly Guidance Studies 43)

An in-depth look at concepts key to self-understanding and successful relationships with a focus on building self-confidence, self-esteem, assertiveness, and interpersonal skills while also identifying barriers to communication and healthy dynamics. Emphasis may include: Interpersonal Abuse and Trauma, Peer Mentoring, Substance Abuse, and/or Social Anxiety. (A, CSU)

COUN 48 - CAREER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, (Formerly Guidance Studies 48)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English as a Second Language 67 and 68 recommended.

Designed to focus on career building, career pathways, which includes self assessment, career exploration, occupational outlook, computerized resources and career information systems. (A, CSU)

COUN 53 - COLLEGE AND LIFE MANAGEMENT
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Guidance Studies 53)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English as a Second Language 67 and 68 recommended.

Exploration and development of student’s personal strengths, personality types, learning styles, values, levels of attribution, success skills; including defining personal, educational, and career goals through various teaching methodologies to increase life-long learning. (A, CSU)

COUN 54 - CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY AND LEADERSHIP
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, (Formerly Guidance Studies 54)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English as a Second Language 67 and 68 recommended.

Designed to assist students with the transition process from college to other life roles. Understanding role responsibilities to self and the community. Soft skills, leadership development, and life planning. (A, CSU)

COUN 141 - ACADEMIC TRANSITION
3 units, 3 lecture hours, (Formerly Guidance Studies 41 and Counseling 41)

Required for probation students on progress or academic disqualification or any level of probation. Provide understanding of institutional policies and procedures governing students and incorporated a comprehensive course integration of personal, academic and career development with an emphasis in utilizing strategies to get off probation and address issues that hinder success. Designed to enable students to accept responsibility and accountability to stay off probation and apply skills and tools to promote academic success. (A)

COUN 147A - COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS, GENERAL HABITS
1 unit, 2 lecture hours, (9 weeks), (Formerly Guidance Studies 47A and 52)

Establishing effective success strategies such as study habits, goal-setting, time and life management, improving concentration, active listening, college resources and educational planning. (A)

COUN 147B - COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS, ACADEMIC SKILLS
1 unit, 2 lecture hours, (9 weeks), (Formerly Guidance Studies 47B and 52)

Lecture note taking, textbook study, memorization techniques, test taking, vocabulary building, and other study methods. (A) 

COUN 149 - JOB PREPARATION
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, (Formerly Guidance Studies 49)

Development of positive coping strategies and interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Practice interview techniques and positive workplace behaviors. Exploring career implications and the job market. (A)

COUN 167 - FINANCIAL AID MONEY MANAGEMENT
1 unit, 1 lecture hour, (Formerly Guidance Studies 167)
ADVISORY: Eligibility for English 125 and 126 or English as a Second Language 67 and 68, and Mathematics 201 recommended.

Recommended for financial aid eligible college students. Designed to help develop a basic awareness of financial aid money management skills including personal student budgeting, and the nature and purpose of financial aid assistance. (A)

COUN 200 - COLLEGE ORIENTATION
1 unit, 2 lecture hours, (9 weeks)

College success strategies to assist students effectively maneuver through the college environment, including understanding the college’s catalog, policies and procedures, library and additional resources. Identification and matriculation to next educational/vocational endeavors.

250 STUDENT READINESS SEMINAR
1 unit, 2 lecture hours, (9 weeks), (Formerly Guidance Studies 50 and 150)

Recommended for freshman students entering college for the first time. Develop supportive services, self-assessment, success planning, time management, campus resources, catalog information, educational planning, and career awareness. Introduces techniques to improve learning strategies along with academic and personal growth.

WKEXP 19 - Work Experience, General
1-3 Units

How to be successful in a college class and on the job. Interpersonal dynamics and finding solutions to real life problems. Exploring basic academic skills, communicating, adapting to new situations, and problem solving. Corequisite: Must be enrolled in at least 7 units fall/spring, including work experience. (AA, CSU)

See a counselor or advisor for information about enrolling in one of these courses.

Last updated: 7/23/2015 11:44:42 AM