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CG - Career Guidance

CG90 (0 credits)
Student Assistant Training
Provides training for student workers in basic communication skills and referral techniques such as locating college- and community-based resources and services. Also covers FERPA/ confidentially guidelines and other RCC policies and procedures. Course does not transfer. 

CG100 (2 credits)
College Success and Survival
Introduces students to aspects of academic success centering on strategies for discipline-specific and delivery-specific study habits, RCC resources and tools. This class will also focus on achieving positive outcomes in the academic environment by using the frameworks of teaching and learning style interactions, college systems understanding, and positive behavior and communication skills. Helps students make personal and social adjustments for college success. Focuses on college terms and information; class choice, degree requirements, Academic Major focus; balancing work, school and home demands; financial planning; forming study partnerships; and stress and time management.

CG105 (1 credit)
Finding the Money: Scholarship Essay Writing
Teaches students to write effective scholarship essays and develop their own personal essays from initial draft to final essay format. This class explores resources for funding college education, and strategies for effective research via the Internet. Prerequisite: RD90 or WR91. Co-requisite: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement score.

CG111 (1 credit)
Study Skills for Math Success
Provides students information, techniques, strategies and skills helpful in becoming more efficient in time management, studying, listening, note-taking, exams, and stress reduction. Addresses basic principles of the psychology of learning, and assists in creating positive tools toward successful math completion. Co-requisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) and concurrent enrollment in a math class.

CG114 (1 credit)
Financial Survival for College Students
Provides students with general information and strategies on how to make fiscally wise choices for their education and future. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores. 

CG140 (3 credits)
Career Development
Provides tools needed to make an informed career decision and set educational goals. The course includes self-assessment tools, career exploration options, guest speakers and field trips. Use of the RCC website and Career Pathways roadmaps are included. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.

CG144 (1 credit)
Introduction to Assertiveness
Examines assertiveness and its relationship to personality development. Focuses on responsible assertive behavior in everyday life; emphasizing communication which respects self and others. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.

CG147 (1 credit)
Decision Making
Develops an awareness of decision-making styles and encourages the practice of different decision-making styles to make effective educational and career choices. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores.

CG150 (3 credits)
Exploring Careers in Science and Technology
Explores the fields of automotive and diesel, building construction and computer literacy. Investigates diverse subjects including high technology and the trades; and explores the dynamic changing roles of men and women in the workplace. Prerequisites: WR115, or designated placement score, and CIS120 or documented proficiency.

CG150L
Exploring Careers in Science and Technology Lab
Lab associated with CG150.

CG155 (3 credits)
Exploring Careers in Health Care
Introduces students to a comprehensive range of professions in health care. Students will explore career choices including educational requirements, job outlooks, occupational requirements, wage ranges, and professional requirements. Students will also explore some of the current issues and potential ethical dilemmas that health care professionals face. In addition, students will complete self-assessments in the Oregon Career Information System (CIS) to help determine which health careers are a good match for their interests and skills. Prerequisite: RD90 or WR91. Co-requisite: BT113 or WR115 or designated placement score. Recommended prerequisite: CIS120.

CG199 (variable credits)
Special Studies: Career Guidance
Presents special topics around career and education completion through course, workshop, and/or seminar formats. Content varies according to department and student need. Prerequisites: RD90 and WR90 or WR91 (WR91 substitutes for both RD90 and WR90) or designated placement scores. 

CG213 (3 credits)
Improving Parent/Child Relationships
Flexibly designed to meet parents’ varying needs and schedules. Presents a coherent approach to positive parenting. Specific parent-child interactions are analyzed, and practical steps for effective interaction are identified. Prerequisite: WR115 or BT113 or designated placement test score. Recommended prerequisite: CIS120.