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Human Career Development Classes (HCD)



 HCD 310    College Success    3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 116 or ESLR 320; ENGRW 102 or 103 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the skills and knowledge necessary for college success. Topics include motivation, self discipline, learning styles, memory development, time management, communication skills, goal-setting, career planning, study skills and techniques, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, it covers personal issues that are commonly encountered by many college students. Campus resources, college regulations, and information competency are also addressed. This course is highly recommended for first time college students and/or continuing college students who would benefit. Field trips may be required.

 HCD 330    Life and Career Planning    1 Unit
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 51, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive approach to life and career planning based on extensive measurement of aptitude, interests, personality type, values, and skills. Personal and career goals are formulated using career research and decision-making strategies. Course topics include changing career trends and job search techniques.

Check current class schedule for days and times.


HCD 331 Career and Job Search Strategies   1 Unit

 Advisory: HCD 330
  General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
  Course Transferable to CSU
  Hours: 18 hours LECThis course assists students preparing for the current job market.

 Topics include; researching career fields, developing specific

 career/educational goals, informational interviewing, internships,

 professional networking, resume writing, interviewing skills,

  and current job search strategies.

(Not offered every semester)