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Counseling and Testing

Formerly listed as Human Development.

The Counseling Department offers courses which assist students with student success strategies, learning and study skills, AA degree and transfer planning, career development and internships, conflict resolution skills and behavior management. Disabled Student Services offers several such courses and more which provide specialized information for disability-related concerns.

Students may apply a maximum of 4 units of Counseling courses to the AA degree. The following courses are exempt from this unit limitation: Counseling 12, 20 and 30.

COUNS 1, Developing Learning Skills   1 unit

   •   Prerequisite: None.

Maximum credit of AA applicable counseling courses may be limited, check with counseling.

This course is designed to help students at all academic levels to improve their study skills in reading textbooks, taking notes, studying, writing essays, researching, preparing for examinations, managing time, and using computer technology to boost their success. This course is offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

1559   11:15a-1:20p F   MC 6   Carrillo-Sarr S

Above section 1559 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 31 to Oct 19.

1560   11:15a-1:20p F   MC 6   Staff

Above section 1560 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 26 to Dec 14.

COUNS 11, Orientation to Higher Education    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Maximum credit of AA applicable counseling courses may be limited, check with counseling.

This course introduces higher education and the Master Plan for Higher Education in California. Emphasis is on curricula available at community colleges, state and independent colleges and universities, and the University of California. Included will be discussion of non-curricular areas in higher education and general educational policies, student government and its role in education, and environmental differences in the various institutions of higher learning, especially in California. This course should prove especially useful to international students or others unfamiliar with the structure and philosophy of higher education, both public and private. Offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

1561   9:00a-10:05a F   BUS 105   Staff

Above section 1561 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1562   11:15a-12:20p F   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1562 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1563   12:45p-1:50p M   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1563 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1564   12:45p-1:50p W   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1564 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1565   12:45p-1:50p Th   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1565 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1566   2:15p-3:20p W   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1566 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1567   2:15p-3:20p Th   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1567 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1568   3:45p-4:50p M   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1568 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1569   3:45p-4:50p M   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1569 is recommended for F- visa students.

1570   3:45p-4:50p T   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1570 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1571   3:45p-4:50p W   MC 7   Staff

Above section 1571 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

COUNS 12, Career Planning   1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course is designed to inform and assist students in making appropriate and satisfying career choices. Using self-evaluation instruments, students identify interests, abilities, values, and goals. Skills necessary for future career investigation and decision-making are included.

1572   8:45a-10:50a F   MC 7   Davy K L

Above section 1572 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 31 to Oct 19.

1573   8:45a-10:50a F   MC 7   Davy K L

Above section 1573 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 26 to Dec 14.

1574   12:45p-2:50p M   MC 7   Nella M C

Above section 1574 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 15.

1575   12:45p-2:50p W   LS 101   Cohn-Schneider R

Above section 1575 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 17.

1576   12:45p-2:50p W   LS 101   Cohn-Schneider R

Above section 1576 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 12.

1577   2:15p-4:20p T   LS 101   Gausman J M

Above section 1577 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 16.

1578   2:15p-4:20p T   LS 101   Gausman J M

Above section 1578 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 11.

COUNS 20, Student Success Seminar    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course provides an exploration of intellectual, psychological, social, and physical factors that impact lifelong learning, well being, and success. Topics include motivation and self-efficacy; critical thinking and effective study strategies; health issues and lifestyle choices; relating to others in a diverse world; effective written and oral communication; time management; career exploration; and transfer and educational planning.

1582   6:30a-7:50a MW   MC 14   Galindo O A

1583   6:30a-7:50a TTh   MC 14   Galindo O A

1584   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 14   Galindo O A

1585   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 6   Dowd T Y

1586   8:00a-9:20a MW   PAC 105   Bonilla Alarcon K V

Above 1586 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

1587   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 8   Jimenez P W

Above section 1587 is part of the Latino Center Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1588   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 14   Galindo O A

1589   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 6   Finch L A

1590   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 7   Fox M P

1591   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 8   Baccus C C

Above section 1591 is part of the Black Collegians Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1592   8:00a-9:20a TTh   AET 208   Bonilla Alarcon K V

Above section 1592 meets at the Academy of Entertainment and Technology, 1660 Stewart Street.

1593   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUNDY 119   Lewis M L

Above section 1593 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1594   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUNDY 119   Lewis M L

Above section 1594 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1595   8:00a-11:05a F   HSS 152   Barajas B

Above section 1595 is recommended for varsity student athletes. For more information, call the Athletics Department at 9310) 434-4311.

1596   8:00a-11:05a F   HSS 151   Valentine D

1597   8:00a-11:05a F   MC 8   Nunez-Mason R E

1598   8:00a-11:05a F   HSS 154   McCool N A

1599   8:00a-11:05a F   MC 14   Carrillo-Sarr S

1600   9:00a-12:05p Sat   MC 14   Montes De Vegas A

1601   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 7   Dahlenburg T

1602   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 14   Carrillo-Sarr S

1603   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 6   Valentine D

1604   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 8   Cooper D J

1605   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 4   Trejo A D

1606   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 8   Akins Raveling D

1607   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 7   Jackson A E

1608   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 14   Robinson T R

1609   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 6   Finch L A

1610   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 16   Staff

1611   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 14   Carrillo-Sarr S

1612   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 6   Valentine D

1613   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 8   Cooper D J

1614   11:15a-12:35p TTh   BUNDY 415   Robinson J L

Above section 1614 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1615   12:45p-2:05p MW   MC 14   Dahlenburg T

1616   12:45p-2:05p MW   MC 6   Lewis M L

1617   12:45p-2:05p MW   MC 8   Cooper D J

1618   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 14   Hackett C D

Above section 1618 is recommended for varisty athletes. For more information, call the Athletics Department at (310) 434-4311.

1619   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 7   Jackson A E

1620   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 8   Hanson N J

1621   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 6   McCool N A

Above section 1621 is for Veterans of the U. S. Military. Pleas contact the Veterans Resource Center located in LA 135 for more information.

1622   2:15p-3:35p MW   MC 14   Thompson C

1623   2:15p-3:35p MW   MC 8   Trejo A D

1624   2:15p-3:35p TTh   MC 8   Hanson N J

1625   2:15p-3:35p TTh   MC 6   Maiorano S M

Above section 1625 is for participants of the EOPSprogram. Please see www.smc.edu/eops for additional information.

1626   2:15p-3:35p TTh   MC 3   Zuniga D

1627   3:45p-5:05p MW   MC 8   Trejo A D

1628   3:45p-5:05p TTh   MC 6   Tilley Rosilynn E

1629   3:45p-5:05p TTh   MC 8   Neal S R

1630   3:45p-5:05p TTh   MC 3   Stewart S

1631   3:45p-6:50p MW   MC 6   Nieves O

Above section 1631 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 27 to Oct 17.

1632   3:45p-6:50p MW   MC 6   Nieves O

Above section 1632 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 22 to Dec 12.

1633   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1633 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1634   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1634 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1635   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1635 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1636   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1636 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1637   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1637 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1638   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nakao P O

Above section 1638 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1639   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nakao P O

Above section 1639 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4101   5:15p-6:35p MW   MC 14   Stewart S

4102   5:15p-6:35p TTh   MC 14   Martin-Tungpala N K

4103   6:30p-9:35p T   BUNDY 415   Njoku R

Above section 4103 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4104   6:45p-9:50p T   MC 14   Simmons B

4105   6:45p-9:50p T   MC 6   Adkins L B

4106   6:45p-9:50p W   MC 14   Martin-Tungpala N K

4107   6:45p-9:50p W   MC 7   Dodge S H

4108   6:45p-9:50p Th   MC 14   Martin-Tungpala N K

COUNS 47, Personal Finance for Students    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This course will provide students with the fundamental tools to make informed decisions that impact their short and intermediate-term finances. Topics covered include consumer credit, money management, budgeting, consumer purchasing, insurance, and taxes.

Counseling 47 is the same course as Business 47. Students may earn credit for one but not both.

NEW 3275   12:45p-2:50p T   BUS 252   Halliday P D

Above section 3275 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 16.

NEW 3276   12:45p-2:50p Th   BUS 252   Halliday P D

Above section 3276 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 30 to Oct 16.

COUNS 90A, General Internship    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Students must be a continuing SMC student who completed 6 or more units in the Spring 2011 semester.

This course provides students with on-the-job practical work experience to enhance work-related skills, increase awareness of potential careers, and develop knowledge of the “work culture.” The internship need not be related to the students’ educational or career goal.

This course is offered on a pass/no pass basis only. Please visit the Career Services Center for more information.

1666   Arrange-4 Hours    SS 103   Rothman V J

COUNS 90B, General Internship    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Students must be a continuing SMC student who completed 6 or more units in the Spring 2011 semester.

This course provides students with on-the-job practical work experience to enhance work-related skills, increase awareness of potential careers, and develop knowledge of the “work culture.” The internship need not be related to the students’ educational or career goal.

This course is offered on a pass/no pass basis only. Please visit the Career Services Center for more information.

1667   Arrange-8 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

COUNS 90C, General Internship    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Students must be a continuing SMC student who completed 6 or more units in the Spring 2011 semester.

This course provides students with on-the-job practical work experience to enhance work-related skills, increase awareness of potential careers, and develop knowledge of the “work culture.” The internship need not be related to the student’s educational or career goal.

This course is offered on a pass/no pass basis only. Please visit the Career Services Center for more information.

1668   Arrange-12 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

COUNS 90D, General Internship    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Students must be a continuing SMC student who completed 6 or more units in the Spring 2011 semester.

This course provides students with on-the-job practical work experience to enhance work-related skills, increase awareness of potential careers, and develop knowledge of the “work culture”. Internship need not be related to the students’ educational or career goal.

This course is offered on a pass/no pass basis only. Please visit the Career Services Center for more information.

1669   Arrange-15 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

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