Counseling Courses

The mission of the Instructional Counseling Program is to teach students the strategies to become self-aware, develop educational and career goals, make decisions and problem solve, and accept responsibility for gaining the skills to become a more proficient and confident learner.
COUNS 010 (1 Unit)
Career Exploration (Offered credit/no credit only)
This course assists students in making career decisions.  Emphasis is on selecting a career based on personal interests, abilities, values, and goals through self assessment and career research.
COUNS 075 (0.5 unit)
Developing Math Confidence
This course is designed to build math confidence and develop successful math study strategies while maintaining a positive attitude toward learning math
COUNS 100 (3 units)
Success Strategies for the Adult Re-Entry Student (CSU transferable - CSU GE Area E)
This course integrates personal growth and values, academic study strategies and critical and creative thinking proficiency for adult reentry students, emphasizing the attainment of lifelong success in academic, professional, and personal development.
COUNS 110 (3 units)
Career Life-Planning (CSU transferable - CSU GE Area E)
This course introduces self-assessment tools to identify college majors and careers by clarifying interests, skills, values, and personality type. Students also examine the decision-making process, self-management, life roles and goal-setting. It includes a review of labor market trends, career research, interviewing skills, resume and cover letter writing, and job search strategies.
COUNS 111 (1 unit)
Introduction to College and Strategies for Success (CSU transferable - CSU GE Area E)
This course focuses on the various components necessary for college planning and academic success. Readiness for college will be explored with special attention given to students' responsibilities, study skills assessment, personal values, motivation, and goal setting. Topics include values clarification, decision making, study skills, choosing a major, the responsible student, and educational planning. Students will identify their educational goals and develop a personal plan to reach those goals.
COUNS 120 (1 unit)
University Transfer Planning (CSU transferable) 
This course provides students with information and resources to facilitate a smooth transfer to 4 year colleges and universities. Topics include UC/CSU applications, major and general education requirements, financial aid/scholarships, personalized student education plans, and analysis of factors involved in the selection of transfer schools.
COUNS 142 (3 units)
Learning to Learn (CSU transferable) 
Focuses on brain-based learning strategies that develop self-regulatory learning: discovering self-motivation; gaining self-awareness; developing emotional intelligence; employing interdependence; accepting personal responsibility; applying active listening, reading and note-taking; monitoring performance; and developing a growth mindset that believes in self. Students will combine theory and practice to become successful learners and successful college students.
COUNS 150 (3 units)
Student Success (CSU & UC transferable - CSU GE Area E)
This course is designed for new students as a complete orientation of the responsibilities and benefits of higher education.  Educational planning, goal setting, and career choices are examined.  Study and life survival skills are provided to ensure a successful academic experience.
 
Fall 2017 Office Hours
Name
Day
Time
Location
By Appointment
Phone
Anthony, Jennifer
W
9:00pm- 10:00pm
Online
 
 
Brogdon-Wynne, Pamela
 
 
 
 
661-362-3278
Brown, Kerry
 
 
 
 
 
661-362-3270
Carrillo, Carmen
 
T & TH
9:00AM- 9:30AM
CCC-509
 
 
Del Cid, Randy
T & TH
 
10am- 11:00am
CCC- Building 1A
Available by request
 
Garcia, Patricia
T
S
10:00am- 11:00am
7:00pm-8:00pm
 
Available by request
661-362-3567
Godzsak, Jennifer
T/TH
10:30am – 11:00am
UCEN- 310
Available by request
 
Harris, Angela
T
 
12:20pm – 1:20pm
SSC-119
Available by request
661-362-3275
Herrera, Melissa
 
T
10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
Hooper, Garrett
 
 
 
 
 
661-362-3488
Ibarra, Sally
T/Th
T/TH
9:00am to 9:30am
12:30- 1:00pm
UCEN- 311
EPEK- 102
 
 
Kaminsky, Alisha
T
 
6:00pm -7:00pm
CHCS- 103
Available by request
661-362-3226
Law, Tony
M & W
 
12;20pm- 12:50pm
SSC-118
 
661-362-3803
Ling, Susan
M & F
 
4:50PM-5:30 PM
BOHN- 306
Available by request
661-362-3352
Lee, Stephanie
M & W
 
7:30am- 8:00am
SSC-119
Available by request
661-362-3568
Loaiza, Albert
W
 
11:00am- 11:30am
WPEK-107
 
661-362-3611
Lozano, Dora
M & W
 
9:00am- 9:30am
SSC-117
Available by request
661-362-3273
Martinez, Graciela
F
9:00am- 10:00am
SSC-117
Available by request
661-362-3456
Macaranas, Mildred
T & Th
12:30pm – 1:00pm
CHCS-234
Available by request
 
Nguyen, Anh
W & TH
 
W:  3:20 to 4:00 p.m.
TH:  1:50 to 2:30 p.m.
SSC-119
Available by request
661.362-3126
Macis, Lucy
M & W
M & W
9:00am- 9:30am
12:20pm- 12:50pm
SSC-119
EPEK- 101
Available by request
 
Ortega, Aivee
M
 
8:00pm- 9:00pm
WebX
 
661-362-3312
Perez, Connie
F
 
11:00am – 12:00pm
Online
Available by request
661-362-3678
Reardon, April
F
 
12:00pm – 1:00pm
SSC-117
 
661-362-3119
Requejo, Thomas
8:30pm- 9:30pm
 Online
Available by request 
661-362-3566
Reina, Michelle
TH
 
8:15 am – 9:15am
SSC-117
Available by request
 
Richter, Christy
T
 
10:00am – 11:00am
Phone or Skype
 
 
Shaker, Liz
T
 
10:30am-11 :00am
2:05-2:35pm
CCC-Counseling Office 1-A
Available by request
661-362-3807
Solomon, Diane
Thursday
8:00pm- 9:00pm
Online
Available by request
661-362-3340
Torgeson, Erika
M & W
 
11:00am – 11:30am
CCC-Counseling Office- 1-A
 
661-362-3912
Vera, Jesse
T & TH
10:30am – 11:00am
CCC-1C