Counseling

Student Learning Outcomes

Course Number Course Outcome
COUN 5Career / Life Planning^ Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being ^ Students who complete COUN 5 will be able to clearly identify pathways to transfer to four-year universities. ^ Students who complete COUN 5 will feel more confident of their choice of major/career or have changed to a more appropriate major/career ^ Students who complete COUN 5 will thoroughly evaluate Associate Degree and Certificate options if transfer is not their primary choice. ^ Students who complete Counseling 5 will be able to identify their personality type. ^ Students who complete Counseling 5 will feel confident in their ability to choose a major. ^ Students who complete Counseling 5 will feel more confident about their interviewing skills. ^ Students who complete Counseling 5 will have identified several careers based on their identified personal attributes. ^ Students will identify at least one career/occupational field that they would like to pursue as a result of the completion of COUN 5.
COUN 51Career Planning^ Students who complete COUN 51 will identify how self-evaluation is applicable to their career plans. ^ Students who complete COUN 51 will make an informed career decision based on increased self-awareness
COUN 2College Success Strategies^ Students will be able to explain a new time management strategy. ^ Students will be able to identify and explain 2 reasons for procrastination. ^ Students will be able to identify at least 2 study skill strategies important for success. ^ Students will be able to identify external and internal factors that influence academic success. ^ Students will be able to identify two success strategies and how they would help in achieving academic success. ^ Students will disucss two time management strategies learned from COUN 2
LEAD 55Exploring Leadership^ Students completing assignments in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
COUN 1Introduction to College^ Students will be able identify 2 Student Service Areas and their function. ^ Students will be able to explain the differences between the academic programs at Mt. SAC (i.e. degrees, certificates, transfer). ^ Students will identify 2 Student Services and how they will assist in their academic success.
COUN 1HIntroduction to College - Honors^ Students will be able identify 2 Student Service Areas and their function. ^ Students will be able to explain the differences between the academic programs at Mt. SAC (i.e. degrees, certificates, transfer). ^ Students will identify 2 Student Services and how they will assist in their academic success.
COUN 7Introduction to the Transfer Process^ Students who complete COUN 7 will identify at least 2 differences between the CSU and UC systems and explain how each of these differences influences their decision on where to transfer. ^ Students who complete COUN 7 will identify the key transfer requirements to the CSU and UC systems. ^ Students will be able to identify the "Golden 4" requirement for the California State University System.
COUN 20Peer Counselor Training^ Students will be able to assist in an initial draft of an educational plan. ^ Students will be able to describe at least 2 concepts or skills they learned that would assist them as a helper. ^ Students will be able to describe at least 2 two concepts or skills and how they plan on utilizing them to be an effective peer counselor/advisor ^ Students will increase their understanding of communication techniques such as the recognition of verbal and nonverbal communication, appropriate problem-solving skills, and the use of empathy.
COUN 54Single Parent Academy^ Students who complete COUN 54 will demonstrate 3 success strategies that will assist in completing their educational goals as single parents ^ Students will feel confident about their preparation to reach their educational goals. ^ Students will identify at least one success strategy that they found most useful towards their academic success.
COUN 99ASpecial Projects in Counseling^ Students will be able to identify one occupational area and provide information regarding the nature of work, skills and abilities required, salary range, and education level. ^ Students will be able to identify their own strengths and weaknesses based on the MBTI Personality Assessment. ^ Students will be able to identify their transferable skills based on the Eureka Microskills Assessment. ^ Students will be able to relate their understanding of the findings from research conducted in COUN 99A to their academic interests and aspirations.