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COUN 147 C  Peer Advising

1 Unit

COUN 148 C  Human Potential

1 Unit

Courses

Term hours: 18 lecture. This course is designed to provide skills in specific peer advisement situations, observations, and communications. Training in active listening, group processes, and role-playing are emphasized. May be taken for credit 2 times. Pass/No Pass only. (CSU) Term hours: 18 lecture. This experiential course enables students to examine and assess their strengths, values, decision-making skills and potential in order to plan realistic educational goals. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

COUN 150 C  Academic and Life Success

3 Units

Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course will provide students with knowledge, information, and practical skills to better understand themselves as students, people and members of society. It will assist them in achieving academic, and life goals and to develop plans and strategies to successfully meet those goals. (CSU, CSU GE)

COUN 151 C  Career/Life Planning

3 Units

Term hours: 48–54 lecture and 3 laboratory. A complete class in career/ life planning, including introduction to the tools for dealing with change; an analysis of desired lifestyles; self-assessment; overcoming obstacles, and analysis of work, its organizations, and where you want to work; decision-making, people, environments, career-researching and job-finding, resumes, interviewing, and goal setting. $3.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (CSU, CSU GE)

COUN 156 C  Self-Concept

1 Unit

COUN 160 C  College/University Transition

1 Unit

COUN 160HC  Honors University Transition

1 Unit

Term hours: 16–18 lecture. This course introduces the student to the selfconcept and assists students in acquiring the psychological characteristics necessary to meet daily challenges. Emphasis is on the enhancement of academic performance and success as a result of developing a stronger self-concept. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU) Term hours: 16–18 lecture. This course is designed for student and the parents of students who plan to transfer to a college or university. Topics include the value of pursuing higher education, selection of a transfer institution, admissions, academic requirements, financial aid options, special programs, priority filing deadline, and developing an autobiographical essay. Duplicate credit not granted for COUN 160HC. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU) Term hours: 16–18 lecture. COUN 160HC is required during the first semester of attendance as part of the matriculation process for Honors Program students. The course is an enhanced orientation to the transfer process. Topics include the value of pursuing higher education, selection of a transfer institution, admission, academic requirements, financial aid options, special programs, priority filing deadlines, developing an autobiographical essay and personal portfolio. Emphasis will be placed on researching and evaluating transfer options. Duplicate credit not granted for COUN 160 C. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)

COUN 298 C  Counseling/Guidance Seminar

.5 to 12 Units

Prerequisite: May be required. Corequisite: May be required. Advisory: May be required. Term hours: 0–216 lecture and/or 0–648 laboratory depending on units attempted. Various classes may be offered which are designed to meet the interests and needs of the students and faculty. May be taken for credit 1–4 times. Pass/No Pass or Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option or Standard Letter Grade. Fees may be required — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

CYPRESS COLLEGE 2012–2013

COUN 299 C  Counseling — Independent Study

.5 to 2 Units

Prerequisite: Approved Independent Study Learning Contract. Term hours: Hours vary according to units assigned. This course is designed for students who wish to explore in-depth various guidance-related topics. Students develop an Independent Study Learning Contract with the instructor that details the objectives and course content and scope to be completed by the student. Consult class schedule to verify credit for a particular term. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass only. (CSU)

Court Reporting Division of Business and Computer Information Systems Division Dean — Dave Wassenaar Faculty Carolee Freer

Counselor Robert Grantham

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES (PLOs) Court Reporting

A student who completes the Court Reporting field of study will be able to:  1. Students will be able to transcribe documents at a professional level.   2. Students will have the ability to apply the rules of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization to sentences, paragraphs, testimony, and jury charge through a systematic series of programmed (takes) testing and other projects.   3. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of California and United states criminal and civil law, along with a basic knowledge of related areas of law and legal terminology.   4. Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of anatomy, physiology, and/or medical terminology.   5. Students will be able to assume the role of the real-time reporter through simulated trials and depositions to perform various functions.   6. Students will be able to produce a complete and accurate transcript of at least ten pages from steno notes, using computer-aided transcription.   7. Students will be able to fulfill the state required internship hours and submit a written narration of their experiences, either in transcript format or in report format. Students will submit a timesheet signed by the supervising reporter in the field verifying hours completed.   8. Students will be able to understand and apply knowledge of basic vocabulary to a variety of reporting situations.   9. Students will be able to understand and follow the California codes as they apply to reporting situations. 10. Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of court and ­deposition procedures, along with an understanding of court structure, both state and Federal. 11. Students will be able to prepare an 18,000 word steno dictionary using computer software with applications for the completion of transcripts and other documents.

Cypress College 2012-2013 Catalog  

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