These counseling courses are recommended for first-time freshmen. Check the Class Schedule to view availabilities.

Counseling 20: Student Success Class

3 units (UC and CSU transferable)

  • Academic Strategies

  • Life Management Skills

  • Learning How to Learn

Course Description

This course provides an exploration of intellectual, psychological, social, and physical factors that impact lifelong learning, wellbeing, 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.

Counseling 1: Developing Learning Skills

This course is designed to help the students at all academic levels to improve their study skills in reading textbooks, taking notes, setting goals, preparing for examinations, and managing time. This course is offered on a credit/no credit basis only.

Counseling 12: Career Planning

This Career Planning class is designed to inform and assist students in making appropriate and satisfying career choices. As students, you will use self-evaluation instruments to learn about your personality in relation to the world of work, and identify your interests, values and skills. You will learn how to investigate careers of interest to you and techniques for making career decisions.