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Counseling Courses

These courses help students identify their academic strengths and limitations and career choices, set academic and career goals, and create an individualized education plan.

SDEV 010 - Education Planning  (0.5 unit)

This course develops the student's ability to create an individualized education plan.  Instruction will include UC, CSU, independent university transfer requirements as well as associate degree and certificate requirements, and related academic policies.

SDEV 015 - Puente: Strategies for College Success  (1 unit)

This course helps students identify their academic strengths and limitations as a first step in long-term educational planning for transfer.  In addition, students learn essential skills for creating success in college.  This course is paired with ENGL 015 Preparation for College Writing (Puente Project.)  Enrollment is limited to students in the UC Puente Project.

SDEV 016 - Tumaini: Strategies for College Success  (1 unit)

This course helps students identify their academic strengths and limitations as a first step in long-term educational planning for transfer.  In addition, students learn essential skills for creating success in college.  This course is paired with HIST 138 African-American History to 1877.  This course is designed for students in the Tumaini Program, but is open to all students.

SDEV 102 - College to Career  (2 units)

This introductory course is designed for students seeking direction in setting academic and career goals.  A bio-psycho-social perspective will be used to highlight the person-environment dynamics crucial to a well-rounded preparation for a fulfilling career.  Major topics will include evaluation of personal interests, abilities and values, and the utilization of technological resources to identify career choices and labor market trends.

SDEV 103 - Career Exploration and Life Planning  (3 units)

This course is an in-depth study in career and life planning designed for students seeking direction in setting life, academic and career goals.  A bio-psycho-social perspective will be used to highlight the person-environment dynamics crucial to a well-rounded preparation for a fulfilling career and developmental achievements.