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LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE | 08-09 CATALOG [REV. 11/08]

personal development

 

Chair: Reri Pumphrey

(323) 953-4000 ext. 2250 • AD108

 

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 PROGRAMS OFFERED


Courses Only - No Degree/Certificate

The Counseling Department offers life-skills courses providing students with opportunities to increase their potential for academic success, and in their future careers.  Personal Development courses introduce students to Los Angeles City College programs and services, develop students’ learning strategies, assist students with planning educational goals, and provide career/major exploration for undecided students.  The Counseling Department believes that students should take time early in their college life to develop a comprehensive plan to meet their interests, values, abilities, and goals, improve their time-management skills and adopt other behaviors key to their success in college and beyond. 

 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 


NOTE: Not every class is offered each semester. Refer to the current class schedule for current class offerings.

PREREQUISITES: Specified prerequisites must be completed with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 20

Post Secondary Education: The Scope of Career Planning

3 UNIT – (CSU)

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.

This course is designed to assist students with self-exploration, career transitions, career-life planning and employment readiness skills in order to achieve success in a diverse society.  Critical thinking skills will be utilized through a systematic approach to career development by examining values, interests, skills, life roles, personality type, personal self-management, decision-making and goal-setting throughout the life span.

 

 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 40

College Success Seminar

3 UNIT – (UC:CSU)

Advisory:  English 28 or equivalent

This course will explore issues related to higher education that impact student success.  Topics will include an overview of academic success skills, value and purpose of higher education.  Los Angeles City College and Los Angeles Community College District policies and procedures, ethics and responsibility, diversity in higher education, educational strategies and planning, interpersonal communication, career development, health issues, and self-assessment techniques.

 

ARCHIVED COURSES

(These courses are no longer being offered.)


EDUCATION 101

Learning Strategies for College Success Laboratory

1 UNIT – (CSU)

Co-requisite: Personal Development 101.

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.

Learning Strategies for College Success Laboratory is a comprehensive student success course designed to help students master effective academic strategies, to develop the ability to monitor, evaluate, and adjust their approach to the learning process, and to promote an understanding of human diversity in order to enhance over all student success at LACC. The course creates opportunities for students to become self-managed, effective communicators and a successful part of the campus community. This course is designed to be taken with Personal Development 101.

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT 101

Learning Strategies for College Success

2 UNITS – (CSU)

Co-requisite: Education 101.

Advisory: English 28/31 or equivalent.

Learning Strategies for College Success is a comprehensive student success course designed to help students master effective academic strategies; to develop the ability to monitor, evaluate, and adjust their approach to the learning process; and to promote an understanding of human diversity in order to enhance overall student success at LACC. The course creates opportunities for students to become self-managed, effective communicators and a successful part of the campus community. This course is designed to be taken with Education 101.

 

 

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