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Guidance


GUID 1 Enhancing Self-Esteem, Cultural Awareness, and College Success Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to focus on the development of self-esteem and personal responsibility leading to college success. The course includes discussion of cultural awareness and cultural diversity. (CSU)

GUID 2A Peer Advisor Training Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to train the peer advisor and to provide the knowledge and skills to interact and communicate effectively with targeted student populations. The student develops helping skills that include active listening, basic problem-solving, completion of college forms, and appropriate referral to campus support offices. This course is designed for the student who is employed as a peer advisor. (CSU)

GUID 4 Transition to University Life Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist community college students with transferring to a four-year university. Students explore transfer options from academic, financial, and personal development perspectives. The course provides students with information on private and public universities such as the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU). Topics include identifying majors, understanding admission processes, identifying financial aid resources, and housing options. Students will build an individual Student Education Plan (SEP) based on their educational and career goals. (CSU)

GUID 10 Orientation to College and Educational Planning Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation, counseling, and advisement to the new and re-entering student. This course assists the student in the development of a Student Education Plan (SEP) through individual and group counseling. The student who has successfully completed GUID 10 cannot receive credit for GUID 11. (CSU)

GUID 10E Extended Activities Units 0.5-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who seeks individualized career exploration, educational investigation, and decision-making assistance. The student meets with a counselor to plan activities that may include assessment of skills, interests, and values; utilization of Career Development/Transfer Center resources; participation in approved workshops, connection to community resource network; and follow-up meetings with the counselor to develop a career or educational goal and plan. The student also must attend an orientation session. The course may be taken for a maximum of 2 units. (CSU)

GUID 11 Introduction to College Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to college to new and re-entering student. The student explores and defines educational goals. The course introduces the decision-making process and assists the student in researching and accessing educational information. GUID 11 credit is not allowed for the student who has completed GUID 10. (CSU, UC)

GUID 12 Education and Interpersonal Growth Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to foster personal development through a decision-making process which includes value systems, self-awareness, changing lifestyles, patterns of communication, and how these factors impact on the student's education, growth, and goals. (CSU)

GUID 14 Orientation for Student Athletes Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the entering student participating in intercollegiate sports. The course provides college orientation, advisement, counseling, and information on National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility. The student athlete develops a Student Education Plan (SEP) through individual and group counseling. (CSU)

GUID 16 Orientation for International Students Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student enrolled in the International Student Program. The course addresses many aspects of the college experience, including: curriculum, facilities, services, academic regulations, certificate and degree programs, and transfer requirements. Information is provided concerning scholarship assistance, extra-curricular activities, and personal and social adjustment to American customs. Special emphasis is given to immigration regulations. (CSU)

GUID 17 People in Transition Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation, counseling information, and support to the re-entry student whose formal education has been interrupted by family and/or job responsibilities. The course topics include building self-esteem, becoming more assertive, exploring concerns relative to the student in transition, and introducing the career life planning process. (CSU)

GUID 18A Single Parents as Students: Codependency Issues Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The goal of this course is to provide information on gaining self-awareness by understanding the roots of codependency and the movement toward personal recovery. (CSU)

GUID 18B Single Parents as Students: Campus and Community Resources Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The student obtains educational support information through a series of campus and community presentations. The goal of this course is to empower the student to access the necessary resources needed to be successful in college. (CSU)

GUID 18C Single Parents as Students: Stress Reduction Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) student enrolled in Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE). The goal of this course is to assist the student in lowering his/her level of stress by understanding, recognizing, and managing interpersonal stressors. (CSU).

GUID 30 Career Self-Assessment Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce the student to the career life planning process. The course emphasizes self-assessment as the first major step in the career life planning process. The student explores career choices by identifying his/her personality, strengths, skills, interests, values, and preferred lifestyle. (CSU)

GUID 31 Career Exploration Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the student with opportunities to explore specific occupations of his/her choice through utilization of career center resources. The course includes investigation of job duties, training, and educational requirements, desired employee characteristics, salary ranges, and future employment trends. (CSU)

GUID 32 Career Information Interviewing Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student in obtaining career information directly from individuals employed in areas of his/her career interest by conducting informational interviewing. The course includes information on how to create a networking system, make the initial contacts, prepare interview questions, direct the information interview, and analyze information obtained. (CSU)

GUID 33 Job Seeking Skills Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II or concurrent enrollment in reading.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to assist the student with development of successful job search techniques including networking, resume writing, and job interviewing skills. The course includes techniques on how to find and how to get the desired job and information about the hidden job market. (CSU)

GUID 64 Helping Skills for the Early Childhood Educator Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an introduction to the development of effective helping skills for the early childhood educator. Learning is facilitated through small group interaction and intensive role-playing. (CSU)

GUID 71 Student Leadership Units 1-3

Prerequisites: None.

Limitations on Enrollment: None.

Advisories: None.

This course is designed to allow the student to identify important aspects of leadership. The course acquaints the student with models of leadership through readings, observation, and participation. The student is able to identify and utilize through participatory exercises at least two models of leadership.

GUID 75 Selected Topics: Guidance Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of guidance not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

GUID 80 Success in College Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a group counseling practicum designed to assist the student who is having difficulty succeeding in college. The focus of the course is to provide practical strategies for achieving personal, educational, and career goals. This course is required for the student who is on third semester academic probation. Units earned in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

GUID 85 Orientation for English As a Second Language (ESL) Students Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide orientation and counseling and to assist the English As a Second Language (ESL) student in establishing a strong relationship with instructional and student services. The course is designed for the student who writes and speaks English as a second language.


Health Education

H ED 1 Health Education Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enhance the student's knowledge of a variety of health-related concepts and increase motivation and desire to take personal responsibility to achieve high level wellness. (UC, CSU)

H ED 15 Selected Topics: Health Education Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of health education not already covered by existing curricula. (CSU)

H ED 28 Community Health Units 2
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to study health related services and resources available in the college district and how they impact on current health issues and problems faced by the populace of the district. Particular emphasis is placed on substance abuse, mental health, AIDS, child abuse, HMOs (Health Maintenance Organizations), nontraditional medical treatment, family wellness, and cancer. (UC, CSU)

H ED 30 Community First Aid and Safety Units 2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the American National Red Cross course, Community First Aid and Safety. The student receives the Community First Aid and Safety and Community CPR certificates upon successful completion of the course. The course may be repeated for credit once every three years. (UC, CSU)

H ED 31 Emergency Response Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the American Red Cross course, Emergency Response. Those who qualify receive the American Red Cross Emergency Response and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certificates. The course may be repeated for credit once every three years. (CSU)

H ED 32 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Units 0.5
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to prepare participant, through knowledge and skill development, to meet the needs of most situations in which emergency first aid care for cardiopulmonary resuscitation is needed and medical assistance is not excessively delayed. The course may be repeated for credit once per year. This is an open entry, open exit course. (CSU)

H ED 50H Special Studies: Health Education Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with a grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

H ED 80 Selected Topics: Health Education Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of health education not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.




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