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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.

1524   11:15a-1:20p F   MC 6   Staff

Above section 1524 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 15 to Apr 05.

1525   11:15a-1:20p F   MC 6   Staff

Above section 1525 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 19 to Jun 07.

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.

1526   9:00a-10:05a F   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1526 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1527   11:15a-12:20p F   MC 14   Staff

Above section 1527 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1528   12:45p-1:50p M   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1528 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1529   12:45p-1:50p W   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1529 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1530   12:45p-1:50p Th   LS 101   Staff

Above section 1530 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1531   2:15p-3:20p W   HSS 204   Staff

Above section 1531 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1532   2:15p-3:20p Th   MC 8   Staff

Above section 1532 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1533   3:45p-4:50p M   MC 8   Staff

Above section 1533 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1534   3:45p-4:50p M   MC 14   Staff

Above section 1534 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1535   3:45p-4:50p T   MC 8   Staff

Above section 1535 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.

1536   8:45a-10:50a F   MC 8   Cohn-Schneider R

Above section 1536 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 15 to Apr 05.

1537   8:45a-10:50a F   MC 8   Cohn-Schneider R

Above section 1537 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 19 to Jun 07.

1538   12:45p-2:50p M   MC 14   Nella M C

Above section 1538 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 01.

1539   12:45p-2:50p M   MC 14   Nella M C

Above section 1539 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 03.

1540   2:15p-4:20p T   LS 105   Gausman J M

Above section 1540 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 02.

1541   2:15p-4:20p T   LS 105   Gausman J M

Above section 1541 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 04.

4098   6:45p-8:50p T   MC 6   Maness J I

Above section 4098 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 16 to Jun 04.

4099   6:45p-8:50p T   MC 6   Maness J I

Above section 4099 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 12 to Apr 02.

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.

1544   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 6   Stewart S

Above section 1544 is part of the Latino Center Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1545   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 14   Galindo O A

1546   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 14   Galindo O A

1547   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 6   Finch L A

1548   8:00a-9:20a TTh   MC 8   Robinson T R

1549   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUNDY 216   Lewis M L

Above section 1549 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 05, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

NEW 3077   8:00a-11:05a MW   BUNDY 119   Lewis M L

Above section 3077 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 03, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

NEW 3078   8:00a-11:05a F   HSS 151   Barajas B

1550   8:00a-11:05a F   MC 14   Montes de Vegas A

1551   8:00a-11:05a F   MC 6   Nunez-Mason R E

1552   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 14   Galindo O A

1553   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 6   Cooper D J

NEW 3079   9:30a-10:50a MW   MC 8   Valentine D

1554   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 6   Akins Raveling D

1555   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 14   Dahlenburg T

1556   9:30a-10:50a TTh   MC 8   Fox M P

Above section 1556 is for Veterans of the US Military. Please contact the Veterans Resource Center in LA 135 for more information.

1557   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 14   Hackett C D

Above section 1557 is recommended for varsity student athletes. For more information, please contact the SMC Athletics program.

1558   11:15a-12:35p MW   MC 6   Cooper D J

1559   12:45p-2:05p MW   PAC 105   Trejo A D

Above 1559 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

1560   12:45p-2:05p MW   MC 6   Carillo-Sarr S

1561   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 8   Hanson N J

1562   12:45p-2:05p TTh   MC 6   Akins Raveling D

1563   2:15p-3:35p MW   MC 6   Dowd T

1564   2:15p-3:35p TTh   MC 6   Maiorano S M

Above section 1564 is recommended for students in the EOPS program. For more information, please contact the Special Programs section of the SMC schedule of classes.

1565   3:45p-5:05p MW   MC 6   Nieves O

1566   3:45p-5:05p TTh   MC 6   Sotelo I

1567   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1567 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1568   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1568 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1569   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Hall T T

Above section 1569 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1570   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1570 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1571   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Seiden J

Above section 1571 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1572   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nakao P O

Above section 1572 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1573   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Nakao P O

Above section 1573 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4100   5:15p-6:35p MW   BUNDY 416   Robinson J L

Above section 4100 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 4100 is reocmmended for students interested in Nursing and other Allied Health professions.

4101   6:30p-9:35p T   MC 14   Galindo O A

4102   6:45p-9:50p W   MC 14   Njoku R

NEW 4463   6:45p-9:50p Th   MC 6   Martin-Tungpalan N

COUNS 90B, General Internship    2 units

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

1598   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 Fall 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.

1599   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 Fall 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.

1600   Arrange-16 Hours    LV 161   Rothman V J

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