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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Counseling
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Career / Life Planning COUN 5
  • Students who complete Counseling 5 will be able to identify their personality type.
  • Students who complete Counseling 5 will have identified several careers based on their identified personal attributes.
  • 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 be able to clearly identify pathways to transfer to four-year universities.
  • 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 feel confident in their ability to choose a major.
  • Students who complete Counseling 5 will feel more confident about their interviewing skills.
  • Students will identify at least one career/occupational field that they would like to pursue as a result of the completion of COUN 5.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being
Career Exploration and Planning for Students with Disabilities COUN 12
  • Students will develop a current educational plan by the end of the subsequent semester that is consistent with identified career interests.
  • Students who complete DSPS 12 will identify at least one career or occupational goal that they would like to pursue or further explore.
  • Students will identify one (1) or more disability-related limitations to consider in their career decision-making.
Career Planning COUN 51
  • 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
College Success Strategies COUN 2
  • Students will be able to identify external and internal factors that influence academic success.
  • Students will be able to identify at least 2 study skill strategies important for success.
  • Students will be able to identify and explain 2 reasons for procrastination.
  • Students will be able to explain a new time management strategy.
  • Students will discuss two time management strategies learned from COUN 2
  • Students will be able to identify two success strategies and how they would help in achieving academic success.
Exploring Leadership LEAD 55
  • Students completing assignments in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
Introduction to College COUN 1
  • 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.
Introduction to College - Honors COUN 1H
  • 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.
Introduction to the Transfer Process COUN 7
  • 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.
Orientation to College for Students with Disabilities COUN 13
  • Students will be able to describe services provided by 3 campus resources that they identify.
  • Students who complete COUN 13 will be able to describe the types of academic programs offered at Mt. SAC. (i.e. Certificate, Associate's Degree, Transfer Degree).
Peer Counselor Training COUN 20
  • 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.
  • 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
Single Parent Academy COUN 54
  • 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.
Special Projects in Counseling COUN 99A
  • 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 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 relate their understanding of the findings from research conducted in COUN 99A to their academic interests and aspirations.