Counseling (COUN)

COUN 1  Introduction to College

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lecture: 18   

Higher education and the college experience including orientation to college life and higher education resources. Explores graduation, transfer, career options, factors in educational decision making, and educational planning.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201731108COUN:1T10:30am - 1:20pmJ. Hart12-1020

COUN 1H  Introduction to College - Honors

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 18   
Prerequisite: Acceptance into Honors Program.

Higher education and the college experience. Orientation to college life and resources. Explores graduation, transfer, career options, factors in educational decision making and educational planning.

COUN 2  College Success Strategies

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 54   

Strategies and techniques to be an effective college student including time management, study skills, college resources, career exploration and educational planning. Develop skills necessary to reach educational and career goals.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Winter 201731109COUN:2TWR7:30am - 10:20amJ. Hart12-1060
Winter 201731117COUN:2MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmS. Mestas12-1060

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 201731110COUN:5M7:00pm - 9:50pmS. Mbuthi12-1060
Winter 201731111COUN:5TW7:00pm - 9:30pmS. Mbuthi12-1060
Winter 201731112COUN:5MTWR10:30am - 12:35pmS. Poulter21A-1

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. Field trips are required.

COUN 20  Peer Counselor Training

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

Group experience with interpersonal communication and approaches to peer counseling and advising at Mt. SAC. Provide opportunities to develop skills with a variety of communication styles that include open expression, active listening, and feedback. Opportunities may be available for students to become employed as peer counselors.

COUN 51  Career Planning

1 Unit (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 18   

An abbreviated 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 201731113COUN:51W4:10pm - 7:00pmC. Burnett12-1020

COUN 54  Single Parent Academy

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Explores and develops strategies and techniques to be an effective college student as a single parent. Strategies include time management, study skills, college resources, decision making, goal setting, career exploration and educational planning.

COUN 99A  Special Projects in Counseling

0.5-3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 8-48   

Opportunity to explore academic interest and aspirations in greater depth. Instructor's authorization is required. A field trip may be required.

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