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Career Planning Classes

Career Planning Classes 

The following Career Planning Classes offer students an opportunity to discover their interests, values, personality and skills.  These courses allow students to learn more about themselves as they explore careers and majors, as well as understand their education requirements.

Counseling 116: Career/Life Planning & Personal Exploration (3 units)

This course meets the general education requirement for the Associate Degree (Area F1) and CSU general education certification (Area E1).

This course is designed to assist students in successfully establishing and acheiving education, career and life goals.  Students are guided through a reflective process that focuses on values, interests, personality, skills and learning styles.  Career and education options are researched, and students are exposed to college resources and support services.  Decision making models and goal setting techniques are examined and will be used to develop short and long term education, career and life plans.





Counseling 118: Self Exploration & the Teaching Profession (3 units)

An exploration of "self" covering theories of values, interests, skills and personality as applied to the teaching profession.  Topics include culturally diverse student populations, career ladders and options, and academic preparation required for employment.  Students will develop an awareness of psychological and sociological forces within the workplace.  Career and life plans for the teaching profession or alternative career paths will be developed.


Counseling 101: Educational, Personal, Cultural & Career Exploration (3 units)

This course meets the general education requirement for the Associates Degree (Area F1) and CSU general education certification (Area E1).

Designed to promote academic and career success by exploring student development from an educational, sociological, psychological, and physiological perspective.  Exploration of higher education opportunities, potential career interests and a focus on educational planning.  Recommended for students planning to complete an associate degree, and/or to transfer to a university.