Student Development Courses and Seminars
The Student Development Division offers credit courses to support the holistic growth and development of students. Career Development (CDV 110) provides students with the opportunity to explore career interests, experiences, strengths, skills, abilities and work related values. Students will look at their decision-making skills and examine information about the world of work, in order to develop educational and career goals. Exploring Diversity in the United States (DIV 101) focuses on culture and other diversity issues and topics. Students will have the opportunity to discuss dimensions of their own cultures and the cultures of others. The course examines discrimination and prejudice between groups and the impact of these power differences on people's lives. Humanistic Psychology (PSY 107) focuses on each individual's potential and emphasizes the importance of personal growth and self-actualization. Students will explore topics which focus on various aspects of human behavior, life experience and personality that can affect overall well-being and happiness. Topics in Psychology (PSY 108) allows students the opportunity to examine various current issues. Topics covered during a particular semester are listed in the semester course schedule.
Noncredit opportunities to support students are offered on a variety of topics each semester. Students are informed of these offerings via the Student Portal and from Student Development staff and faculty.