Personal Development

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PD 9 DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT 0.5 Units Pass/No Pass only. Individual diagnostic assessment to identify learning strengths and weaknesses along with an appropriate education plan based upon assessment results. [ND]
PD 9 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89446 PD 9 S01 TBA-TBA TBA S108 Salahuddin,Sherilyn 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 12 ORAL LANGUAGE AND COMPREHENSION SKILLS 2 Units Designed to offer special assistance to students to improve skills in understanding and expressing themselves using oral and written language. [ND]
PD 12 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90836 PD 12 S01 11:30AM-12:20PM TTH 436 Chu,Allen 18 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
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PD 18 ADAPTED COMPUTER INSTRUCTION 2 Units Grade only. Introduces students with disabilities to basic computer vocabulary, functions of computers, and common computer software applications using adapted technology. Provides specialized computer- delivered instruction to improve information processing skills, and/or composing skills adapted to the needs of the individual student's disability. [ND]
PD 18 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89437 PD 18 S01 10:00AM-10:50AM MW 421 Williams,Melissa 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 21 ADAPTED COMPUTER SUPPORT LABORATORY I 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. Provides students with disabilities access to specialized hardware and software designed to learn or improve basic skills in adaptive technologies, cognitive retraining software, educational technologies, computers, and study skills. Students will work in the computer lab following their individual educational contract. Laboratory time arranged with the instructor. [ND]
PD 21 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89438 PD 21 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 22 ADAPTED COMPUTER SUPPORT LABORATORY II 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. Provides students with disabilities access to assistive technology to individually increase skills in specialized programs designed to improve basic skills, computer skills, and study skills. Students will work in the computer lab following their individual educational contract. Laboratory time arranged with the instructor. [ND]
PD 22 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89439 PD 22 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 23 ADAPTED COMPUTER SUPPORT LABORATORY III 3 Units Pass/No Pass only. Provides students with disabilities advanced skills in using specialized hardware and software designed to learn or improve skills in adaptive technologies, cognitive retraining software, educational technologies, computers, and study skills. Students will work in the computer lab following their individual educational contract. Laboratory time arranged with the instructor. [ND]
PD 23 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89440 PD 23 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 89 FUNDAMENTALS OF MATHEMATICS 3 Units Introduces basic skills mathematics for students with disabilities. Uses special instructional methods and materials to teach learning strategies for computation, problem solving, and real life applications. Prepares students to enter into MATH 20 or Career Technical Certificate Programs. [ND]
PD 89 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89445 PD 89 S01 11:00AM-12:15PM MW 436 Constein,Maria 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
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
89420 PD 100 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 105C Abuan,Maria 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89421 PD 100 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 105C Rodriguez,Lisa 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89422 PD 100 05 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 217 Alberto,Crystal 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89423 PD 100 07 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 103C Guaracha,Veronica 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89424 PD 100 09 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 105C Ramirez,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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90200 PD 100 11 12:00PM-01:15PM TTH 105C Flores,Karmi 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
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89425 PD 100 13 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 105C Ramirez,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Must be concurrently enrolled in ENGL-114-19. This class is part of the Puente Program Learning Community. Prior admission to the Puente Project is required. For further details, please contact the Counseling Center, 619-482-6317.
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PD 101 ORIENTATION TO COLLEGE 1 Unit Pass/No Pass only. Designed to assist students in obtaining skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational objectives. Includes career exploration, time management, campus resources, decision making, and educational planning. [D; CSU]
PD 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
91223 PD 101 CB1 11:10AM-12:00PM MW PAHS Demeo,Nicholas 13 0*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/20/2014 Ends: 11/12/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
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91224 PD 101 CB3 11:10AM-12:00PM MW PAHS Staff 13 30*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/20/2014 Ends: 11/12/2014
College Bound To enroll, please contact Juan Tapia, 619-421-6700, ext. 5631
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
89428 PD 101 S01 10:00AM-11:15AM TTH 436 Constein,Maria 6 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 10/9/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
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89429 PD 101 S02 10:00AM-11:15AM TTH 436 Constein,Maria 6 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/14/2014 Ends: 11/20/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
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PD 110 COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS 3 Units A team-taught, comprehensive course designed to assist students in attaining lifelong academic, professional, and personal success. Includes critical thinking and analysis; time and task management; learning styles; personal and educational goals and values; physiosocial and psychological health; memory and concentration; academic study strategies; and use of college resources. (Same as LS 110.) [D; CSU]
PD 110 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89431 PD 110 S01 12:30PM-01:45PM MW 436 Carulli,Lisa 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 116 STUDENT SEMINAR 2 Units Grade only. Teaches students of all ages strategies for academic and personal success. Develops essential study and interpersonal skills. Includes current issues in higher education, college support services, library and academic technology services, and campus information used throughout the student's academic career. (Same as LS 116.) [D; CSU]
PD 116 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89433 PD 116 01 10:00AM-10:50AM TTH 105B Love,Michael 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
You must be concurrently enrolled in English 114-31 This section is part of the Exponential Learning Academy (TELA), a learning community that focuses on the African American experience and university transfer. For further details contact Michael Love at mlove@swccd.edu
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89434 PD 116 03 10:00AM-10:50AM MW 105C Abuan,Maria 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Must be concurrently enrolled in ENGL-114-37. This section is part of the 'Bayan/Fil Am Focus' Learning Community. For information, please contact Professor Abuan at 619-421-6700, ext. 5702.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 290 OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION I 2 Units Grade only. [Limitation on Enrollment: Declared vocational education major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to declared vocational major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in vocational educational majors to on-the-job assignments allowing application of the theory learned in the student's major. Evaluation of job oriented learning objectives and student performance will be conducted by supervisor and instructor. Open to students with majors not having an assigned cooperative work experience class. [D; CSU]
PD 290 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89441 PD 290 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 105C Finn,Scott 18 5*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
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PD 291 OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION II 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: PD 290 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared vocational education major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to declared vocational major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in vocational educational majors to on-the-job assignments allowing application of the theory learned in the student's major. Evaluation of job oriented learning objectives and student performance will be conducted by supervisor and instructor. Open to students with majors not having an assigned cooperative work experience class. [D; CSU]
PD 291 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89442 PD 291 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 105C Finn,Scott 18 14*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 292 OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION III 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: PD 291 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared vocational education major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to declared vocational major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in vocational educational majors to on-the-job assignments allowing application of the theory learned in the student's major. Evaluation of job oriented learning objectives and student performance will be conducted by supervisor and instructor. Open to students with majors not having an assigned cooperative work experience class. [D; CSU]
PD 292 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89443 PD 292 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 105C Finn,Scott 18 15*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM
PD 293 OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION IV 2 Units Grade only. [Prerequisite: PD 292 or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Declared vocational education major. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: Enrollment in one other class directly related to declared vocational major in order to apply learned theory in a practical hands-on setting through an internship class.] Applies principles and skills acquired in vocational educational majors to on-the-job assignments allowing application of the theory learned in the student's major. Evaluation of job oriented learning objectives and student performance will be conducted by supervisor and instructor. Open to students with majors not having an assigned cooperative work experience class. [D; CSU]
PD 293 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
89444 PD 293 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 105C Finn,Scott 18 15*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 29, 2014 7:57 AM

Total Courses: 15 Total Sections: 25
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
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Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

For more details about the Honors Program, see www2.swccd.edu/honorsprogram