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
81221 PD 9 S01 TBA-TBA TBA S108 Charter,Patricia 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
81212 PD 18 S01 10:00AM-10:50AM MW 421 Post,Franklin 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81213 PD 21 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81214 PD 22 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81215 PD 23 S01 TBA-TBA TBA 421 Post,Franklin 18 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81220 PD 89 S01 11:00AM-12:15PM MW 436 Charter,Patricia 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81199 PD 100 01 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 105C Garibay,Adriana 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81200 PD 100 03 09:00AM-09:50AM MWF 105C Abuan,Maria 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81201 PD 100 05 10:00AM-10:50AM MWF 217 Guaracha,Veronica 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81202 PD 100 07 09:30AM-10:45AM TTH 662 Sayasenh,Samone 18 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81203 PD 100 09 11:00AM-11:50AM MWF 105C Ramirez,David 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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81204 PD 100 11 12:00PM-01:15PM MW 105C Ramirez,David 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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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82828 PD 100 CB1 12:40PM-02:30PM TH OHS   20 0*
    01:40PM-02:30PM T OHS Johnson,Gary    
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/1/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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82829 PD 100 CB2 01:40PM-02:30PM T OHS Johnson,Gary 20 30*
    12:40PM-02:30PM TH OHS      
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 8/1/2013 Ends: 12/12/2013
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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
81206 PD 101 S01 10:00AM-11:15AM TTH 436 Constein,Maria 6 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 10/10/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81207 PD 101 S02 10:00AM-11:15AM TTH 436 Constein,Maria 6 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 10/15/2013 Ends: 11/21/2013
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
81208 PD 110 S01 12:30PM-01:45PM MW 436 Carulli,Lisa 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This course is designed for students with disabilities.
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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
81210 PD 116 01 10:00AM-10:50AM TTH 105B McSwain,Kimi 18 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
81211 PD 116 03 10:00AM-10:50AM MW 105C Abuan,Maria 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in ENGL-114-21. 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, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
82825 PD 116 CB1 11:10AM-12:00PM MTW PAHS Rodriguez,Lisa 15 7*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
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82826 PD 116 CB2 11:10AM-12:00PM MTW PAHS Staff 15 32*
EXTENSION SITE - DAY
Begins: 9/3/2013 Ends: 12/11/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81216 PD 290 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 201 Finn,Scott 18 7*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
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
81217 PD 291 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 201 Finn,Scott 18 14*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
PD 292 OCCUPATIONAL COOPERATIVE EDUCATION III EXPERIENCE 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
81218 PD 292 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 201 Finn,Scott 18 15*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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
81219 PD 293 601 05:30PM-06:20PM T 201 Finn,Scott 18 15*
    TBA-TBA TBA      
HYBRID/MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING, DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
This is a Hybrid course. On-campus meetings and online participation are required.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 14 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