Human Development
CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING
HDEV 100
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Examination of personal values, interests, personality preferences, skills and abilities for the purpose of determining career, educational and leisure activities. Introduction to career development theory, occupational information resources and decision-making strategies. Credit not allowed for both HDEV 100 and 101. [GE]
CAREER EXPLORATION
HDEV 101
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Strategies for career choice and change: utilizing career assessment tools, personal preferences, and occupational resources to make informed career and educational decisions. Credit not allowed for both HDEV 100 and 101. [GE]
ANGER AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
HDEV 103
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Develop self-control and positive personal power. Learn about personal anger triggers, appropriate versus inappropriate anger, family dynamics, communication, assertiveness, and conflict management strategies. Learn to use anger instead of letting it use you! Does not fulfill any court-mandated anger management course requirement. [GE]
SELF-ESTEEM
HDEV 105
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Guided experience in self-motivation, values clarification, and empathetic regard for others. Structured small groups. [GE]
MOTIVATION AND STUDY SKILLS
HDEV 116
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Strategies for developing student behaviors and attitudes consistent with achieving success in college. Topics include campus resources to support student success; building effective study skills; developing skills for academic planning; time management and stress management. Appropriate for any student, particularly those working to improve basic skills and abilities necessary for higher level college courses. Credit not allowed for both HDEV 116 and 117. [GE]
COLLEGE SUCCESS
HDEV 117
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Strategies for successful student performance, including goal setting, academic planning, critical thinking and stress management. Focus on building effective academic skills of planning, memorizing, reading, note taking and test taking; identifying, utilizing, and evaluating campus resources and support services; fostering student responsibility for individual learning and behaviors promoting student achievement. College-level reading skills recommended. Credit not allowed for both HDEV 116 and HDEV 117. [GE]
PRACTICAL REASONING AND DECISION MAKING
HDEV 120
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Develop, analyze, evaluate and apply critical thinking to academic, career and personal pursuits. College level reading and eligibility for ENGL& 101 are strongly recommended. [GE]
RELATIONSHIPS
HDEV 123
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Strategies for strengthening relationships of all types. Designed to help participants explore relationship patterns and styles; information and skill building to facilitate more successful and satisfying relationships both personally and professionally.
ASSERTIVENESS
HDEV 155
3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Teaches skills needed to achieve personal goals related to assertive behavior. Focuses on reducing emotional blocks and changing thoughts, feelings, and behavior to enable one to act in their own best interest and to express themselves in challenging situations without excessive anxiety or anger. Role play is used to demonstrate and practice skills. Recommended for both those who find it difficult to speak up and those who appear abrasive. [GE, HR]
INTRO TO SERVICE LEARNING & CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
HDEV 175
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
The concept of service learning and its potential for inspiring civic engagement and community-based problem solving. Effective democratic citizenship demands awareness, knowledge, involvement, problem solving, and leadership. Through the development of a Community Action Project, we will explore all of these factors and their contributions to the development of democratic citizenship. Note: 10 hour service project requirement. [GE]
STRESS MANAGEMENT
HDEV 186
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Stress is an inevitable part of life affecting health, productivity, and relationships. Too little or too much stress can cause problems. Discover your unique reactions to stress and new options for handling stressful situations. [GE]
WORKPLACE SUCCESS
HDEV 195
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
Learn how to analyze your current work experiences to increase your success and potential for advancement. Gain knowledge specific to your work demands, develop transferable skills in human relations, information, and resource management. Satisfies the concurrent enrollment requirements for Co-op Work Experience. [GE]
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
HDEV 198
1 Credits
11 hours of lecture
A career/employment portfolio will be developed, including a career goals statement, qualifications brief, resume, work samples, recommendations and references. Learn to effectively use the portfolio to achieve employment goals. Satisfies the concurrent enrollment requirement for co-op work experience. [GE]
COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE
HDEV 199
1 - 5 Credits
165 hours of clinical
Supervised work experience in an approved job. Completion of specific learning objectives and employer evaluation. Concurrent enrollment in HDEV 195, 198 or 200 required. Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit. [GE]
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
HDEV 200
2 Credits
22 hours of lecture
Job search strategies and techniques using the latest techniques and technologies, will be discussed and practiced, including preparing an electronic resume for the Internet, e-mail and computer scanner. Various methods to conduct your personalized labor market research, prepare effective cover letters, and how to secure informational or employment interviews will be learned. Guest speakers from local business and industry to speak about etiquette and ethics in the work place. May satisfy concurrent enrollment for Co-op Work Experience. [GE]
SELECTED TOPICS
HDEV 280
1 - 3 Credits
33 hours of lecture
Variety of topics in human development as listed in the quarterly class schedule. May be repeated for credit. [GE]