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Course Descriptions

CRER 110 HONORS COLLOQUIUM IN CAREER AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: TRANSFER ESSENTIALS AND PLANNING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides essential information about the transfer process to a four-year university that includes transfer explorations, transfer policies, academic requirements, transfer planning and process, and available tools and services in support of transfer goal. It also provides opportunities to visit universities, guides students to examine their life plan and achievements, and develop a strong personal statement. Students complete a cost analysis and explore resources to fund their education. Students have the opportunity to broaden their perspectives by examining the changes in the education policies and regulations that impact society and may influence their transfer planning and admission to a university. Students must have completed at least 12 transferable semester units prior to enrolling in this course. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CRER 137 LIFE AND CAREER PLANNING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides a comprehensive approach to life and career planning. Topics include self-assessment (values, skills personality and interests), and an analysis of career development over the life span. An intensive career investigation that encompasses decision-making, goal-setting, job search strategies, resume writing and interviewing skills. Transfer: CSU: E1, UC.

CRER 140 PEER COUNSELING

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: Minimum of 16-48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An orientation and training course to develop personal counseling skills which emphasize the experiential process of interpersonal communication as well as the theoretical explanation of the counseling process and behavior. Selected topics involving interpersonal relationships give students an opportunity to explore and communicate feelings while learning principles of personal counseling. Transfer: CSU.

CRER 300 INTRODUCTION TO SCHOLARSHIPS

Units (Grade Option) 1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Introduces students to scholarship and financial aid opportunities at the local, state, and national levels. Learn research techniques and utilize publications, software, internet sites, and community resources. Emphasis on development of a personal organizational system to manage the process of the scholarship search. Identify scholarships that meet personal criteria. Personal statements, interview techniques, resumes, organization and time management skills are also covered. Transfer: CSU.

CRER 401 COLLEGE SUCCESS

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: In-depth information regarding college policies, procedures, educational requirements and college programs/support services. This course also assists students in assessing time management, setting goals and decision-making skills. Transfer: CSU, UC.

CRER 407 EXPLORING CAREERS, MAJORS AND TRANSFER

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 16 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Engage in your own career development and become an active participant in planning your educational goals. Learn valuable resources and tools to help with career, major and transfer choices. Assess interests and skills, explore college majors, and research 4-year institutions. Transfer: CSU.

CRER 410 COLLEGE AND CAREER AWARENESS

Units (Grade Option) 2; Class Hours: Minimum of 32 lecture hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Although the course is intended for students in special programs and emphasizes their special needs, all students are welcome to participate. The course deals more thoroughly with topics from CRER 401. Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree.

CRER 430 CAREER ASSESSMENT

Units (Pass/No Pass) 0.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to help individuals define career alternatives. Vocational interest, skills, and values instruments are given and results interpreted. A minimum of 24 hours of "by arrangement" testing, research, and counseling are required. Transfer: CSU.

CRER 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

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