Counseling Courses

Counseling Courses

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COU

COU-000A: Orientation to Mission College (0.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 0.5)

This course provides new students with basic information needed to attend college. It includes an orientation to Mission College programs and services, assessment information, registration procedures, an overview of general education requirements, and educational planning.

COU-003: Strategies for Personal and Professional Growth (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course will present students with practical and proven strategies for improving the skills necessary to be successful in college and in their personal lives. Students will explore and practice strategies to set clear goals, make wise choices, improve self management, enhance creative and critical thinking skills, and acquire skills for life-long learning. Credit/No Credit Option.

COU-005: Strategies For Success (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This is a comprehensive course that integrates critical and creative thinking proficiency, personal growth and values, and academic study strategies. Emphasis is on the attainment of life-long success in academic, professional and personal development.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

COU-007: University Transfer Planning (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course provides in-depth information and assistance with the transfer process to 4-year colleges/universities.

CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

COU-007H: University Transfer Planning - Honors (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This honors course provides in-depth information and assistance with the transfer process to 4-year colleges/universities. Students cannot get credit for both COUNS 007 and COUNS 007H. This section requires enrollment in the Honors Transfer Project. More information and the online application can be found at http://honors.missioncollege.edu.

CSU - California State University, UC - University of California

COU-012: Careers and Life Styles (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: ESL 980 or ENG 908. This course assists the student in examining the components of career choice. The focus is on career, personal and educational awareness as they relate to the process of career choice and major selection. Students identify personal interests, values, abilities, and skills and use self-assessment instruments to help them identify career options. Lifestyles and personal satisfaction are discussed as related to the world of work. Decision-making strategies, resume writing, interviewing skills and job search techniques are reviewed.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

COU-012A: Careers & Life Styles (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course assists the student in examining the components of career choice. Students will explore personal interests, values, abilities and skills. Self-assessment instruments will be used to help identify career options.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University

COU-012C: Careers and Life Styles (1.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Learn successful job search techniques. Learn to identify your skills and compare them to job requirements. Resume writing, interviewing and networking skills and job search marketing techniques are reviewed. Pass/No Pass Option.

COU-017: Transfer Success and Life Transitions (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Through the context of transferring from a community college to a university, this course introduces students to appropriate life skills that can help them achieve greater success in their educational, personal, and professional lives. The course is designed specifically for students interested in successfully navigating the process of transferring to a college or university.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev, UC - University of California

COU-023: Becoming a Master Student-Athlete (2.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 2.0)

In this course student-athletes learn tools for success to be applied in the classroom and in their sport.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University

COU-055: Valuing Diversity (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course addresses the complexities of interpersonal relationships within the diverse cultures and ethnic groups in our society. Students examine cultural perceptions, while exploring self-concepts, values, beliefs, communication styles, religion, gender, ageism, and lifestyles in order to promote respect for differences and develop a sense of community.

AD1 - AA-AS Social & Behavioral Sci, AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, CSU - California State University, D - CSU Social & Behavior Sci, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev