COUNSELING (COUN)

COUN 010  INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: Completion of placement assessment

Designed to help students successfully navigate the higher education system. Understanding of college policies and procedures, campus services and resources and associate degree and transfer requirements. Students will develop an individual educational plan based on their specific academic/career goal(s). Short term class. Total of 18 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
COUN 011  LEARNING STRATEGIES AND COLLEGE SKILLS DEVELOPMENT  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Analysis of college success factors and learning styles of student achievement. Development of strategies for success in educational and work environments. Organizing tasks involved when studying and the tools to do it. Short term class. Total of 18 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
COUN 012  PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

A comprehensive course that integrates personal and professional growth through the development of effective communication skills, positive self-esteem, and strategies for problem-solving and decision-making. Analysis of life course events, self-exploration of social identity and the development of career and educational objectives. Personal health assessment and strategies for coping with stress. Total 54 hours of lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
COUN 013  PEER MENTORING SKILLS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Principles and practices of peer mentoring fellow students new to the college setting. Practice basic helping skills along with learning how to utilize knowledge of higher education, matriculation and college success strategies. No credit if taken after COUN 103. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
COUN 017  CAREER PLANNING  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Career research and planning using assessments of interests, values, skills, and temperament. Exploration of job duties and educational/training requirements. Job search skills. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
COUN 020  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): COUN 010

Individualized projects, research techniques, written reports. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Pass/No-Pass
COUN 030  PERSONAL EXPLORATION OF LEADERSHIP  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Introduction to the fundamental elements of leadership. Exploration of leadership theories and models as well as individual values and beliefs with which to develop a personal philosophy of leadership. Exploration of how the roles of culture, diversity and gender can play in leadership. Application of course content to daily life and leadership contexts. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
COUN 111  EDUCATIONAL PLANNING AND STUDY SKILLS  
0.5 unit  

Educational planning, study skills and transfer requirements. Testing to identify interests and abilities. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 9 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Pass/No-Pass
COUN 112  STUDENT DEVELOPMENT  
1 unit  

Effective personal and social relations in the academic and social environment. Problem solving techniques. Pass/no pass grading. Total of 18 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Pass/No-Pass