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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

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.

Course Number:1177 Time:8 a.m.-11:05 a.m. F Location:BUNDY 235 Instructor:Rayford V R Above section 1177 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066. Above section 1177 is recommended for students interested in Allied Health fields.

Course Number:1178 Time:10:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m. TTh Location:LS 117 Instructor:Staff Above section 1178 is recommended for students in the Young Collegians Program.

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.

Course Number:1179 Time:8:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m. MW Location:LS 101 Instructor:Staff Above section 1179 is recommended for F-1 visa students.

Course Number:1180 Time:10:15 a.m.-11:35 a.m. MW Location:LS 110 Instructor:Staff Above section 1180 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.

Course Number:1181 Time:8:30 a.m.-11:35 a.m. F Location:MC 14 Instructor:Gurrola D M

Course Number:1182 Time:8:30 a.m.-11:35 a.m. F Location:MC 7 Instructor:Ruiz J

Course Number:1183 Time:11 a.m.-2:05 p.m. T Location:LS 110 Instructor:Garcia C J

Course Number:1184 Time:12:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. W Location:LS 101 Instructor:Martinez E

Course Number:1185 Time:Arrange-3 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Fox M P Above section 1185 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:4017 Time:6:30 p.m.-9:35 p.m. T Location:MC 14 Instructor:Espinoza J N

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.

Course Number:1206 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:MC 14 Instructor:Galindo O A

Course Number:1207 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:MC 7 Instructor:Finch L A

Course Number:1208 Time:8 a.m.-10:05 a.m. MTWTh Location:MC 6 Instructor:Cooper D J

Course Number:1209 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:LS 101 Instructor:Jackson A E

Course Number:1210 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:MC 14 Instructor:Galindo O A

Course Number:1211 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:MC 6 Instructor:Valentine D

Course Number:1212 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:MC 7 Instructor:Trejo A D

Course Number:1214 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:MC 6 Instructor:Lewis M L

Course Number:1215 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Bonilla V Above section 1215 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1216 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Felix J Above section 1216 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1217 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Vallejo O Above section 1217 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

Course Number:1218 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Felix J Above section 1218 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smc.edu/OnlineEd.

COUNS 90A, General Internship 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Internships” section.

Course Number:1221 Time:Arrange-8 Hours Location:COUNS VILLAGE Instructor:Johnson DE A Above section 1221 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

COUNS 90B, General Internship 2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Internships” section.

Course Number:1222 Time:Arrange-15 Hours Location:COUNS VILLAGE Instructor:Johnson DE A Above section 1222 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

COUNS 90C, General Internship 3 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Internships” section.

Course Number:1223 Time:Arrange-24 Hours Location:COUNS VILLAGE Instructor:Johnson DE A Above section 1223 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10.

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