Personal Development

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PD 100 LIFELONG SUCCESS 3 Units Applies physiological, social, and psychological principles to college, work and life success. Uses assessment of personality, interests, skills, and values to identify major and career options. Uses learning styles, psychological principles of learning, life management, and creative and critical thinking techniques to promote health and lifelong learning. [D; CSU, UC]
PD 100 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81205 PD 100 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Lesh,Caree 18 6*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PD 100C CAREER PLANNING: JOB SEARCH SKILLS 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: PD 100A or equivalent.] Designed to assist students in organizing a job search plan. This plan will include labor market analysis, resume writing, job applications, and interviewing. [D; CSU]
PD 100C Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82378 PD 100C 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Finn,Scott 6 9*
ONLINE
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 10/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PD 109 WORK SUCCESS---SUCCESSFUL WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. Designed to assist students in identifying and employing appropriate workplace behavior. Students will study, share, and observe workplace scenarios to better prepare for future career placement. All students will demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate business and office etiquette. [D; CSU]
PD 109 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82379 PD 109 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Finn,Scott 8 1*
ONLINE
Begins: 10/21/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PD 114 TRANSITIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION 3 Units [Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent; ENGL 114 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College English Assessment or equivalent.] Covers a step-by-step approach toward identifying and describing psychosocial, physiological, and academic matters involved with transition to higher education. Includes a study of the culture and rules of higher education, effective decision making skills and strategies, motivation, goal attainment, cultural competency, finance and budgeting, college resources, researching university selections, and health and safety. [D; CSU; UC]
PD 114 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81209 PD 114 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Bloch,Maya 18 8*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 4 Total Sections: 4
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

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