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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 110. COUN 129 Puente: Transfer Readiness is part of the Puente Project. 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. COUN 129 will also examine the practice of leadership, historical traditions of leadership, and current leadership theories through the lens of Latinx experiences. It will explore the responsibilities and privileges of leadership, and help students develop their own foundation for leadership within the Latinx community.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: ENGL 110 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 105 and COUN 128 as well as Spring ENGL 110 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