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Orientation for College Success (1.0 unit)
This course will teach you how to set up an educational plan to reach future goals, transfer information, and the rules and requirements at LBCC.

Transferable to CSU and UC

Making a Difference with Mentoring (3 units)
This course is for students interested in learning theories and techniques of mentoring, using a variety of techniques learned through lecture, activities and service-learning.

Transferable to CSU, meets General Education Area E on Plan B and meets General Education Plan A Communication and Analytical Thinking requirements

College and Professional Success (3 units)
Students will compare and analyze student development theories for the purpose of defining internal and external obstacles to career and academic success. Throughout the course, students will practice, apply and evaluate integrative exercises related to academic achievement, self-exploration, career development and professional growth and development.

Transferable to CSU, meets General Education Area E requirement on Plan B

COUNS 48   
Career Exploration (1 unit)
This course will discuss your special skills, interest, and values and how they relate to your career choices and the world of work.

Transferable to CSU

COUNS 49   
College Study Techniques (2 units)
This course will teach you how to be successful in college. It will show you how to take notes, prepare and take test, memorize information, read more effectively and manage your time better.

Transferable to CSU

COUNS 49A   
Refresher Study Techniques (1 unit)
This course is for the student who has good study skills but has been away from college for a while.

Transferable to CSU

COUNS 50  
Career Planning: Life-Long Process (3 units)
This course will help you develop a lifelong process to achieve success in your career/educational path.

Transferable to CSU

Employment Skills and Self Concept (1 unit)
This is an introductory course designed to assist students in understanding personal qualities in relationship to employment skills required to succeed in the world of work. The goal is for students to enhance their potential competencies in the workplace necessary for finding employment and keeping it. Course topics include self assessment on strengths and weaknesses, recognizing strengths and self worth, developing job search skills, and developing a career or employment search portfolio.

EXP:  Strategies for Academic Success (0.5 unit)
This course is designed for students who have been scholastically dismissed from Long Beach City College and will focus on developing strategies and skills to improve status.  Topics to be covered will include the policy definition of Academic and Progress Probation, as well as, dismissal and the readmission process, approaches to dealing with obstacles to success and possible solutions, review of student support services, academic resources and services, goal setting, strategies for academic success, and educational planning leading to student success.