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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.

1144   10:15a-11:45a MW   BUS 105   Staff

Above section 1144 is part of the Young Collegians Program and is limited to program participants. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information.

1145   4:00p-7:05p T   BUNDY 335   Staff

Above section 1145 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1145 is recommended for pre-nursing and currently enrolled nursing 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.

1147   8:30a-11:35a T   BUS 105   Fox M P

1148   8:30a-11:35a F   HSS 255   Davy K L

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.

1149   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   MC 14   Galindo O A

1150   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   MC 8   Valentine D

Above section 1150 is recommended for participants in the EOPS program. Please go to www.smc.edu/eops for additional information.

1151   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 14   Galindo O A

1152   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 6   Tilley Rosilynn E

1153   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   MC 8   Lewis M L

1154   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 6   Tilley Rosilynn E

1155   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 14   Cooper D J

NEW 1636  12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   MC 8   Staff

1156   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1156 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1157   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1157 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1158   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1158 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1159   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1159 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

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 2012 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.

1162   Arrange-8 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

Above section 1162 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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 2012 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.

1163   Arrange-15 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

Above section 1163 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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 2012 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.

1164   Arrange-24 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

Above section 1164 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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 2012 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.

1165   Arrange-30 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

Above section 1165 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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