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IMPORTANT!
Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

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 time management, goal-setting, lecture and textbook note-taking, textbook reading, exam preparation, and test-taking to increase their academic success. This course is offered on a pass/no pass basis only.

1647 11:15a-1:20p F MC 6 Staff
Above section 1647 meets for 8 weeks, Sep 01 to Oct 20.

1648 11:15a-1:20p F MC 6 Staff
Above section 1648 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 27 to Dec 15.

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.

1649 9:15a-10:20a F HSS 153 Staff
Above section 1649 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1650 11:15a-12:20p F MC 8 Staff
Above section 1650 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1651 12:45p-1:50p M LS 101 Staff
Above section 1651 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1652 12:45p-1:50p T MC 7 Staff
Above section 1652 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1653 12:45p-1:50p W LS 101 Staff
Above section 1653 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1654 12:45p-1:50p Th MC 7 Staff
Above section 1654 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1655 2:15p-3:20p M LS 101 Staff
Above section 1655 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1656 2:15p-3:20p T LA 243 Staff
Above section 1656 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1657 2:15p-3:20p W LS 101 Staff
Above section 1657 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1658 2:15p-3:20p Th LA 243 Staff
Above section 1658 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

1659 3:45p-4:50p T HSS 150 Staff
Above section 1659 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

3498 2:08p-3:11p Th VENICE Jefferson S N
Above section 3498 is a part of the Dual Enrollment Program, which meets at Venice High School, 13000 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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.

1660 8:00a-10:05a Th BUNDY 339 Gausman J M
Above section 1660 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 31 to Oct 19, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1661 8:00a-10:05a Th BUNDY 339 Gausman J M
Above section 1661 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 26 to Dec 14, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1662 8:45a-10:50a F HSS 150 Gurrola D M
Above section 1662 meets for 8 weeks, Sep 01 to Oct 20.

1663 8:45a-10:50a F HSS 150 Gurrola D M
Above section 1663 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 27 to Dec 15.

1664 8:45a-10:50a F HSS 152 Ruiz J
Above section 1664 meets for 8 weeks, Sep 01 to Oct 20. Above section is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1665 8:45a-10:50a F HSS 152 Ruiz J
Above section 1665 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 27 to Dec 15.

1666 8:45a-10:50a F BUS 105 Johnson De A
Above section 1666 meets for 8 weeks, Sep 01 to Oct 20. Above section is part of the Black Collegians Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1667 8:45a-10:50a F BUS 105 Johnson De A
Above section 1667 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 27 to Dec 15.

1668 12:45p-2:50p M MC 7 Martinez E
Above section 1668 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 16. Above section is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1669 12:45p-2:50p W MC 7 Cohn-Schneider R
Above section 1669 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 30 to Oct 18.

1670 12:45p-2:50p W MC 7 Cohn-Schneider R
Above section 1670 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 25 to Dec 13. Above section is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1671 2:15p-4:20p T MC 7 Garcia C J
Above section 1671 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 17. Above section is part of the Latino Center Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1672 2:15p-4:20p T MC 7 Garcia C J
Above section 1672 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 24 to Dec 12. Above section is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1673 3:45p-5:50p T HSS 103 Kennison R L
Above section 1673 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 31 to Oct 19. Above section 1673 is part of the Science and Research Initiative SRI/STEM Program and enrollment will be temporarily limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/stem for additional program information.

4102 6:45p-8:50p T MC 7 Espinoza J N
Above section 4102 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 29 to Oct 17.

4104 6:45p-8:50p W LS 101 De Caussin J R
Above section 4104 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 30 to Oct 18.

4106 6:45p-8:50p T HS 103 Kennison R L
Above section 4106 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 31 to Oct 19. Above section 4106 is part of the Science and Research Initiative SRI/STEM Program and enrollment will be temporarily limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/stem for additional program information.

COUNS 15, Job Search Techniques 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

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

The objective of this course is to teach skills necessary for successful job hunting by students. Skills identification, interviewing techniques, researching the job market, and resume writing are explored.

1676 3:45p-5:50p T HSS 103 Kennison R L
Above section 1676 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 26 to Dec 14.

4107 6:45p-8:50p T HSS 103 Kennison R L
Above section 4107 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 26 to Dec 14. Above section 4107 is part of the Science and Research Initiative SRI/STEM Program and enrollment will be temporarily limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/stem for additional program information.

COUNS 16, Job Success Skills 1 unit

Prerequisite: None.

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

This entry-level employment course provides the skills that new employees need to retain their jobs. These skills include communicating skills; getting along with employers, supervisors, and customers; exhibiting positive attitudes and behaviors; adapting to the company culture; and surviving the initial months on the job.

1678 12:45p-2:50p M MC 7 Martinez E
Above section 1678 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, academic integrity and active study strategies; health issues and lifestyle choices; relating to others as a global citizen; written and oral communication; time management; career exploration; and educational planning.

1679 6:30a-7:50a MW MC 14 Galindo O A

1680 6:30a-7:50a TTh MC 14 Galindo O A

1681 8:00a-9:20a MW MC 14 Galindo O A

1682 8:00a-9:20a MW MC 8 Michel- Jackson R C

1684 8:00a-9:20a MW MC 6 González B M
Above section 1684 is part of the Latino Center Adelante Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1685 8:00a-9:20a TTh MC 14 Galindo O A

1686 8:00a-9:20a TTh MC 6 Finch L A

1687 8:00a-9:20a TTh MC 7 Baccus C C
Above section 1687 is part of the Black Collegians Program. See Special Programs section of schedule for program information.

1688 8:00a-9:20a TTh MC 8 Valentine D

1689 8:00a-11:05a MW BUNDY 339 Lewis M L
Above section 1689 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 18, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1690 8:00a-11:05a MW BUNDY 339 Lewis M L
Above section 1690 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 13, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1691 8:00a-11:05a F MC 6 Nunez-Mason R E

1692 8:00a-11:05a F LS 101 Farley E A

1693 8:00a-11:05a F MC 8 Staff

1694 8:00a-11:05a F MC 7 Staff

1695 8:00a-11:05a F MC 14 Woodard N L

1696 9:30a-10:50a MW BUS 105 Staff
Above section 1696 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1697 9:30a-10:50a MW MC 14 Trejo A D

1698 9:30a-10:50a MW MC 6 González B M
Above section 1698 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1699 9:30a-10:50a MW MC 8 Cooper D J

1700 9:30a-10:50a MW MC 7 Staff

1701 9:30a-10:50a TTh LS 101 Staff

1702 9:30a-10:50a TTh MC 8 Valentine D

1703 9:30a-10:50a TTh MC 7 Yakhszyan H H

1704 9:30a-10:50a TTh MC 14 Trejo A D

1705 9:30a-10:50a TTh MC 6 Finch L A
Above section 1705 is recommended for Veterans of the U.S. Military. Please see www.smc.edu/StudentServices VeteransResourceCenter for more information.

NEW 3648 9:30a-11:35a MW LS 152 Staff
Above section 3648 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 18 to Dec 06.

1706 11:15a-12:35p MW MC 14 Trejo A D

1707 11:15a-12:35p MW MC 6 Staff

1708 11:15a-12:35p MW MC 8 Cooper D J

1709 11:15a-12:35p MW MC 7 Staff

1710 12:45p-2:05p MW MC 14 Staff

1711 12:45p-2:05p MW MC 8 Cooper D J

1712 12:45p-2:05p MW MC 6 Woodard N L

1713 12:45p-2:05p TTh MC 14 Hackett C D
Above section 1713 is recommended for Varsity student athletes. Please check Special Program section of Schedule of Classes for more information.

1714 12:45p-2:05p TTh MC 8 Valentine D

1715 12:45p-2:05p TTh MC 6 Dahlenburg T

1716 12:45p-2:05p TTh LS 101 Staff

1717 2:15p-3:35p MW MC 6 Woodard N L
Above section 1717 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1718 2:15p-3:35p MW MC 14 Staff
Above section 1718 is part of the First Year Experience (FYE) Program. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/FYE for additional program information.

1719 2:15p-3:35p MW MC 8 Staff

1720 2:15p-3:35p TTh MC 14 Yakhszyan H H

1721 2:15p-3:35p TTh MC 8 Staff

1722 2:15p-3:35p TTh MC 6 Dahlenburg T

1723 2:15p-3:35p TTh LS 101 Staff

NEW 3653 2:30p-4:35p TTh MC 2 Knox E
Above section 3653 meets for 12 weeks, Sep 19 to Dec 07.

1724 3:45p-5:05p MW MC 8 Lewis M L

1725 3:45p-5:05p MW MC 14 Staff

1726 3:45p-5:05p TTh MC 6 Dahlenburg T

1727 3:45p-5:05p TTh MC 8 Finley S F

1729 3:45p-6:50p MW MC 6 Adkins L B
Above section 1729 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 18.

1730 3:45p-6:50p MW MC 6 Adkins L B
Above section 1730 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 13.

NEW 3661 3:45p-6:50p TTh LS 101 Staff
Above section 3661 meets for 8 weeks, Oct. 24 to Dec. 14.

1731 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Staff
Above section 1731 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1732 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Felix J
Above section 1732 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1733 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hall T T
Above section 1733 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1734 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hall T T
Above section 1734 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1735 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Felix J
Above section 1735 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1736 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Felix J
Above section 1736 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1737 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hall T T
Above section 1737 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1738 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Felix J
Above section 1738 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1739 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Hall T T
Above section 1739 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1740 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Felix J
Above section 1740 is a hybrid class taught on campus and online via the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

4108 5:15p-6:35p MW MC 8 Jackson A E

4109 5:15p-6:35p TTh MC 14 Jackson A E

4110 6:30p-9:35p T MC 8 Martin-Tungpala N K

4112 6:45p-9:50p W MC 14 Jackson A E

4115 6:45p-9:50p Th MC 8 Finley S F

COUNS 47, Personal Finance for Students 1 unit

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: None.

This course provides students with the fundamental tools to make informed decisions that impact their short and intermediate-term finances. Topics covered include money management and the decision processes and behaviors underlying spending, saving, and borrowing.

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

1746 Arrange-2 Hours ONLINE Resnick W J
Above section 1746 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1747 Arrange-2 Hours ONLINE Resnick W J
Above section 1747 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1748 Arrange-2 Hours ONLINE Resnick W J
Above section 1748 meets for 8 weeks, Aug 28 to Oct 20, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

1749 Arrange-2 Hours ONLINE Staff
Above section 1749 meets for 8 weeks, Oct 23 to Dec 15, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

COUNS 90A, General Internship 1 unit

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

1761 Arrange-4 Hours COUNS VILLAGE 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 previous 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.

1762 Arrange-8 Hours COUNS VILLAGE 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 previous 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.

1763 Arrange-12 Hours COUNS VILLAGE 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 previous 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.

1764 Arrange-15 Hours COUNS VILLAGE Rothman V J

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