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Counseling Classes

COUN 1  Introduction to College

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Higher education and the college experience including orientation to college and higher education resources. Explores degree and transfer requirements, factors in educational decision-making, educational planning.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130958COUN:1MW1:30pm - 2:45pmB. FlamenoONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130959COUN:1TR6:00pm - 7:15pmR. SantacruzONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202131049COUN:1MW4:30pm - 5:45pmR. EstradaONLINE-XXXX

COUN 1H  Introduction to College - Honors

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 18   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into Honors Program.

Higher education and the college experience including orientation to college and resources. Explores degree and transfer requirements, factors in educational decision-making, and educational planning. May not receive credit for both COUN 1 and COUN 1H.

COUN 2  College Success Strategies

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Strategies and techniques to be a successful college student including self-management, study habits, campus resources, career exploration and educational planning. Develop skills necessary to reach educational and career goals.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130961COUN:2MTWR7:30am - 9:35amJ. HartONLINE-XXXX

COUN 5  Career and Life Planning

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 33R or Eligibility for READ 90

A systematic approach to self-exploration related to the career and life planning process, including identification of values, interests, skills, and self-management style. Develop decision making and goal setting skills and identify barriers to success. Explores and evaluates careers and job search techniques.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202130964COUN:5TWR7:30pm - 10:20pmL. TrejoONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130965COUN:5MTWR10:15am - 12:20pmE. VersaceONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130966COUN:5MTWR12:30pm - 2:35pmG. AlvaradoONLINE-XXXX
Winter 202130967COUN:5MTWR2:45pm - 4:50pmJ. HartONLINE-XXXX

COUN 7  Introduction to the Transfer Process

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 1A

Exploration of transfer requirements, admission procedures and requirements for majors. Explore academic and support services, financial aid and other transitional issues to enable students to make informed choices on majors, four-year institutions and academic planning. Off campus assignments are required.

COUN 12  Career Exploration and Planning for Students with Disabilities

3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 54   
Advisory: Eligibility for ENGL 67 and eligibility for READ 80

Formerly DSPS 12.
Systematic approach to self-exploration, occupational research, and career decision making. Students will identify interests, personality style, and skills. Educational and functional limitations, as well as reasonable accommodations will be explored. Designed for students with disabilities.

COUN 13  Orientation to College for Students with Disabilities

1 Unit (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 18   

Examine the college experience in relationship to disabilities. Develop an understanding of how disability related factors may influence the educational decision-making process.

COUN 20  Introduction to Peer Mentoring

2 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Group experience with interpersonal communication and approaches to student to student peer mentoring. Provide opportunities to develop skills with a variety of communication styles that include open expression, active listening, and feedback.

COUN 51  Career Exploration and Planning

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 18   

Introductory career planning course designed for students who want assistance in making informed career decisions. A variety of assessments, inventories, and computer generated information will be used to help students explore careers and majors.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 202131209COUN:51TR1:30pm - 2:45pmN. LeosONLINE-XXXX

COUN 54  Student Success for Single Parents

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Identify behavior patterns that influence student success. Develop skills and strategies to be a successful single parent college student. Topics include communication, assertiveness, conflict resolution, goal setting, decision making, time management, educational planning, career assessment, college resources, self-advocacy, and building a strong support system.