Guidance (GUID)

GUID 50  College Success  (1.0 Units)  

This survey course is designed to introduce personal mangement and study techniques that are commonly applied among successful college students, with an emphasis on concepts such as the learning process, time mangagement, note taking, efficient textbook reading, memory development and effective test-taking. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 18.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 51  Orientation to College  (0.5 Units)  

This class is designed to provide students with a well-rounded knowledge and orientation to the policies, procedures, and academic and support services available at Victor Valley College. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 9.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 55  Bldg Math Confidence  (1.5 Units)  

A group guidance program for those who fear math and/or are unable to deal with math successfully. Attitudes and faulty notions about math will be explored. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 56  Self Esteem  (1.5 Units)  

This personal development course focuses on specific ideas and techniques to overcome negative feelings such as loneliness, guilt, depression, and inferiority. Students will develop a personal value system that leads to greater happiness and productivity. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 27.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 59  Special Issues in Personal Development  (1.0 Units)  

Opportunities for an examination of the elements associated with particular issues of personal development and various topics of student concern. Grade Option.

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 45

Lecture Hours: 18.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 66  Peer Advising Techniques  (3.0 Units)  

This course is designed to provide program advising skills, familiarize students with campus policies and procedures, student rights and responsibilities, and campus resources and to develop helping skills that will prepare peer advisors to assist other students. Pass/No Pass.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Not transferable

GUID 100  Career and Life Planning  (2.0 Units)  

This group guidance course is designed to assist students in the career and life planning process through consideration of individual needs, personality, interests, abilities, and values. Emphasis will be placed on personal growth through assessment, career research, goal setting and decision making. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 36.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

GUID 101  First Year Experience  (3.0 Units)  

This comprehensive course integrates personal growth, academic and career success with problem solving, critical and creative thinking. The course focuses on the following topics: life management, goal setting, career decision making, educational planning, college requirements and expectations, instructor-student interaction, cultural diversity, health maintenance, stress management, campus resources, learning styles, and strategies including lecture note-taking, test taking, and concentration. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

GUID 105  Personal & Career Success  (3.0 Units)  

This intensive course is designed to assist students in obtaining the skills and knowledge necessary to identify and reach their personal goals and achieve college and career success. Topics covered include: self-awareness, goal-setting, motivation and discipline, memory development, time management, oral and written communication skills, study skills, diversity, financial planning, and an orientation to college life. Grade Option.

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 101.0

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

GUID 107  Learning Strategies and Study Skills  (3.0 Units)  

This comprehensive course 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. Grade Option.

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 101.0

Lecture Hours: 54.00; Lecture Hours: 0.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU