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Counseling Classes

The following Counseling Classes offer students an opportunity to discover their interests, values, personality and skills.  These courses allow students to learn more about themselves as they explore careers and majors, as well as understand their education requirements. 

Counseling 116: Career/Life Planning & Personal Exploration (3 units)

This course meets the general education requirement for the Associate Degree (Area F1) and CSU general education certification (Area E1).

This course is designed to assist students in successfully establishing and achieving education, career and life goals.  Students are guided through a reflective process that focuses on values, interests, personality, skills and learning styles.  Career and education options are researched, and students are exposed to college resources and support services.  Decision making models and goal setting techniques are examined and will be used to develop short and long term education, career and life plans. CSU/UC

Counseling 101: Educational, Personal, Cultural & Career Exploration (3 units)
This course meets the general education requirement for the Associates Degree (Area F1) and CSU general education certification (Area E1).
Designed to promote academic and career success by exploring student development from an educational, sociological, psychological, and physiological perspective.  Exploration of higher education opportunities, potential career interests and a focus on educational planning.  Recommended for students planning to complete an associate degree, and/or to transfer to a university. CSU/UC

Counseling 113: Learning Strategies for College Success  (3 Units)

In this class, students will develop learning strategies that will help them to succeed in college level courses. Students will learn to establish effective study habits suited to individual learning styles by focusing on technique and practice. Learning strategies surveyed will include: time management, listening, note-taking, textbook study, exam preparation, memory techniques, library skills and critical reading. Students will be introduced to lifestyle techniques that promote a healthy work/life balance. CSU



Counseling 118: Self Exploration and the Teaching Profession (2 Units)

An exploration of "self" covering theories of values, interests, skills and personality as applied to the teaching profession. Topics include culturally diverse student populations, career ladders and options, and academic preparation required for employment. CSU

Counseling 150: Introduction to Human Services (3 units)

The history and philosophy of human services including theoretical frameworks, the function and orientation of human services organizations and the roles and qualifications of human services workers.  A study of the target populations served by the human services and the professional, ethical and cultural issues facing the human services field. CSU