The Counseling Division offers a variety of Counseling/Personal Development (CPD) classes. Many of these classes will transfer as university electives.
- CPD 102AB (Career Exploration; 2 credits)
- Take a career assessment and explore your career options.
- CPD 104 (Career and Personal Development; 3 credits)
- A holistic process of career/life planning through self-awareness and understanding of the world of work.
- CPD 115 (Creating College Success; 1 credit)
- Learn effective academic strategies, increase self-awareness, and develop self-management strategies.
- CPD 150AC (Educational and Career Planning; 1 credit)
- Explore your work-related interests, values, and skills.
These classes will help you identify a college major, field of interest and future career. They will also provide you with strategies to be successful in college.
What will you come away with after one of our classes?
Here’s what our former students have said:
CPD 102AB: “I thought that the workbook activities, career aptitude assessments, class discussions, and class assignments were all beneficial to my learning. Also, I enjoyed listening to the professor's life and career experiences. It makes a difference to me when I can hear about others and that their paths have been non-linear. Overall, the class format was very insightful and useful, and I enjoyed being a member of this class.”
CPD 150AC: “I think this course was awesome... I also think it should be a required course for all degrees or certificates.”
Students are required to take CPD115 or CPD150 within the first two semesters if:
- They are attending college for the first time;
- Intend to earn a degree; and
- Had a high school grade point average below 2.6