2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES   

IS 1           
COLLEGE SUCCESS(3)

Class Hours:  3 Lecture

College Success is designed to assist students to obtain skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational objectives.  Topics to be covered include: orientation to college, motivation, memory development, study skills and techniques, introduction to career-life planning, skills for dealing with personal issues that face many college students including self-esteem, and an introduction to the use of computers in the educational setting.  (AA, CSU)

IS 2           
CAREER PLANNING(1)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture, (9 weeks). CR/NC Strongly Recommended Preparation on  ENG 101B or equivalent.

IS 2 is an examination of the career development process including self-assessment, career exploration and decision-making.  During this course, students will identify their interests, values, skills and personality type as they relate to career/life planning. Extensive use of Internet resources will be required. (AA, CSU)

IS 7S
TUDENT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT(2)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory CR/NC

Interdisciplinary Studies 7 is a course designed for the development of leadership skills.  Students will serve as officers on the Associated Student Body Council, student clubs, cheer squad or as representatives on campus-wide committees. Emphasis will be placed on participation in governing and organizational operations of specific college groups.  Students will learn effective planning, personal and professional leadership skills, organizational structure and conducting meetings using parliamentary procedure.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU)

IS 50
ORIENTATION FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS(1)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, CR/NC Only

IS 50 is designed to acquaint the international student with community college and university  requirements, college and community services, and strategies for student's success. (AA)

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