The Counseling Department offers a wide array of special services and programs to assist students in achieving their educational goal at SMC. The Counseling Department also 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.
Counseling Department SLO's:
1. As a result of participating in a counseling session, students will be able to prioritize and articulate the appropriate coursework needed for the subsequent term, according to their stated academic goal.
2. Using assessment and transcript evaluation results, students will identify their eligibility for, and the proper sequencing of, English/ESL and math courses leading to their educational goals.
The courses in the Counseling Curriculum are not part of a particular major or AA degree at SMC. Students interested in the Counseling profession will generally need a bachelor’s degree in any subject and a master’s degree in Counseling