Introduction to theories of student development, academic advising, multiculturalism, and counseling. Basic skill development and knowledge of policies and procedures to provide effective peer advising. Includes a service-learning component that places students in advising and other peer support services internships on campus.
Letter grade only (A-F).
Prerequisites: Completion of GE Foundation requirements, one or more Explorations courses, and upper-division standing.
Conducting in-depth self analysis designed to facilitate career and personal choices. How education and personal life experiences influence career and life decisions. Career development theories and assessments with applications to student career development and choices. Sound decision-making and goal-setting processes.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 360. Letter grade only (A-F).
A survey of the specialties, functions, roles, models and activities commonly employed in the counseling profession. The course will also include practice in rudimentary active listening skills, a survey of historical and conceptual frameworks, voluntary participation in community-educational services, and developing a professional orientation perspective, and exploring the special needs of clients and other professional considerations.
Not open for credit to students with credit in EDP 430.