Human Development Courses

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HDEV 100|College Success

3 Credits

Formerly EDUC 100, ED 100

This course is designed to assist students in learning effective techniques for having a college experience that is successful both academically and personally. Topics include: time management, test-taking, communication skills, learning styles, and campus resources. The development of critical thinking skills are incorporated throughout the course.

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HDEV 101|Creating Academic Success

4 Credits

Designed to help students identify and understand the fundamental characteristics and learning strategies needed to achieve their goals for college and beyond. Students explore the role that personal responsibility, behaviors, and beliefs play in academic and personal achievement. Students utilize campus tools and resources to develop academic plans that support their career and educational goals.

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HDEV 102|College Connections

3 Credits

Formerly HDEV 1994

A seminar exploration of Columbia Basin College, college-level skills, behaviors, and expectations. Designed to empower students with a holistic, strengths-based approach to navigate career and college success. Students develop the skills necessary to perform academic planning and campus navigation.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: college-level placement into any two of three assessed subject areas: math, reading, and English composition. Recommended: computer skills and the ability to navigate online.

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HDEV 110|Academic CPR

1 Credit

Academic CPR is a course designed for students who have been dismissed from CBC. This course focuses on providing students with the tools and resources to raise their grades so that they may become academically successful and ultimately meet their educational goals. Some of the topics covered are: learning styles, an examination of personal academic records, time management, study strategies, developing problem-solving skills, self-exploration, career interests, and the creation of an action plan to achieve sound educational goals. Successful completion (i.e. earning a 3.0 grade or higher) in this course allows students in dismissal status to return to CBC prior to sitting out four quarters and to enroll without a substantial tuition penalty.

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HDEV 120|Career Experience

2 Credits

Formerly HDEV 1991

This course focuses on experiential learning to assist students in developing educational and occupational goals. Topics include professionalism, networking strategies, innovative approaches to job seeking, and effective use of online resources in professional development. Students "try on a career" through job shadowing and conduct informational interviews with individuals in occupations that interest them. These real world experiences allow students to develop professionally and generate solid career possibilities that will increase the likelihood of making satisfying occupational choices.

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HDEV 124|Dependable Strengths

1 Credit

Formerly HDEV 1992

Discover core strengths to increase confidence and employability using the Dependable Strengths Articulation Process (DSAP). Students plan for a successful future by identifying core strengths from past experiences that aid in overall life and career satisfaction. Students explore the connection between their strengths and career choice. Topics include highly effective approaches to well-being and resiliency and more.

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HDEV 128|Maximizing Choices

1 Credit

Formerly HDEV 1993

Introduces effective decision making and goal setting models as they pertain to choosing a college major, a career, and other key life decisions. Students practice using these models in various decisions, from every day ones, to those that will lay the foundation for determining their educational, career, and life goals.

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HDEV 135|College Major/Career Planning

3 Credits

Formerly EDUC 135, ED 135

This course is designed to assist students in gaining insight into interests, values, personality, strengths, and the decision-making processes necessary for choosing a college major and planning a career. This course is for those who are choosing, changing, or confirming their educational goals. Topics include growing career opportunities, job hunting techniques, goal-setting, and tools for success.

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HDEV 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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