Covers various topics supporting student success and retention. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.
Provides students with a service learning experience in a community setting. Students complete 30-180 hours of volunteer work and participate in ongoing journaling as well as reflection exercises to connect volunteer work with an area of study. Variable Credit: 1-6 credits. 30 hours of service required for each 1 credit earned. May be repeated for up to 6 credits. Required: Student Petition.
Provides strategies for creating college success by understanding one's role in their learning and by gaining critical skills necessary to learn across contexts.
Identifies components of anxiety and depression, contexts in which anxiety and depression occur, and solutions for coping with anxiety and depression symptoms through the use of various anxiety and depression management techniques.
Students use information about themselves (values, interests, personality and skills) and information about the world of work (careers and industries) to explore and make long term career decisions.
Students can use this course to develop assertiveness in their communication and interpersonal relationships. The course focuses on identifying and meeting personal needs, setting boundaries, and asserting oneself in career, social, and personal settings.
Identifies specific personal stressors and focuses on developing skills that enable students to deal more effectively with stress.
Helps students examine beliefs, attitudes, and values behind decisions and actions. The students will examine whether behavior matches their stated beliefs, evaluate the consequences of choices, and focus on clarifying a personal value system.
Develop and improve the personal process for making healthy, satisfying choices. The basics of decision making and processes for making personal, social, and work choices are included. Use this class for current decision needs.
Introduction to managing conflict in a positive and efficient way. Students will examine personal beliefs about conflict and become familiar with techniques for effective problem solving.
This course is designed to address the elements forming and influencing self-confidence as well as practicing techniques on disarming your inner critic, dealing with fear, reflection of confidence on self-esteem, personal power, and building on personal accomplishments and assets.
Using a variety of art media, learn how to use the creative process to define, plan, and achieve personal or professional goals.
Provides students the opportunity to study their procrastination habits and time management patterns. Course focuses on components of time organization, choices regarding procrastination, and methods to improve overall use of time.
Course is designed to provide skills to understand and effectively navigate change in each student's life and the lives of those around them.
Introduction to the skills and personal attributes college graduates need to live and work in a diverse world, and how these characteristics influence interpersonal relationships in everyday life. This course focuses on the identification and application of strategies to improve personal multicultural awareness.
Examines process and stages of life transitions. Helps re-entry adults identify personal strengths and barriers related to success in education and employment. Offers opportunities to practice interpersonal skills. Provides information about CCC campus and community resources which can assist students in reaching their goals.
Helps re-entry adults identify interests, abilities, values, and transferable skills and apply this information to goal setting and career decisions. Students identify and explore options for training, education, and employment. Covers job search skills such as interviewing, resume writing, and developing a career portfolio. Each student develops an action plan identifying goals and next steps.
Use a Job Search Plan to conduct labor market research, develop job search networking relationships, and to prepare and present applications, cover letters, resumes, interviews, and thank you notes. Variable Credit: 1-3 credits.
Introduces leadership skills and theories. Includes translating theory into practice. Students discuss how leadership practices are put to use in campus leadership roles.
Develops leadership skills with an emphasis on group dynamics. Addresses building common vision and goals, managing conflict, negotiation, and collaboration. Includes the role of follower and avoiding ineffective group dynamics.
Strengthens leadership skills with an emphasis on building community. Addresses diversity issues, deliberation, building consensus, ethical leadership and followership, and influence. Includes the role of leaders in the planning, implementation and assessment of community service events.
Cooperative work experience. Provides students with career-related experience in the field of Human Development or Leadership. Variable Credit: 2-6 credits. Required: Student Petition.