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COUN 129 Puente: Transfer Readiness

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

COUN 129 Puente: Transfer Readiness is part of the Puente Project and must be taken concurrently with ENGL 105. COUN 129 integrates a seminar-style approach to Transfer Readiness to a CSU, UC, Private or Out of State University. Topics include admissions requirements, transfer planning & selection, transfer tools/resources, Transfer Admissions Guarantees, Associate Degrees for Transfer and university visits. In addition, COUN 129 will focus on a deeper understanding and critical inquiry into educational history/theory of Public Education in the U.S. and how it’s impacted the educational experience of underrepresented students. There will be a capstone interdisciplinary scholarly Latino Social Justice Research Project that will introduce university-level research through extensive critical inquiry, collaborative peer exchange of ideas, research methodology, survey design and analysis, multiple draft reviews, effective writing of research paper and oral presentation. A materials fee as shown in the Schedule of Classes is payable upon registration.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENGL 105 The Puente Project incorporates an interdisciplinary approach between English and COUN courses. To this end, curriculum, assignments, topics, discussions and themes are integrated between both Fall ENGL 838 and COUN 128 as well as Spring ENGL 105 and COUN 129. As such, students must be registered in both classes concurrently to meet Puente Project course expectations and to maintain the continuity of curriculum between ENGL and COUN courses as required by the Puente Project.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3
Transfer Credit: CSU