SRJC Course Outlines

9/17/2019 8:13:36 PMCOUN 98 Course Outline as of Summer 2014

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  COUN 98Title:  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
Full Title:  Independent Study in Counseling
Last Reviewed:2/24/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR8.00 Non-contact DHR Total140.00

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  GUID 98

Catalog Description:
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Individualized studies in Counseling and/or Human Services. Independent study will provide an enriched academic experience on an approved research topic.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:
Approval of project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and supervising administrator.

Schedule of Classes Information
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Individualized studies in Counseling and/or Human Services. Independent study will provide an enriched academic experience on an approved research topic.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:Approval of project proposal by sponsoring faculty, Department Chair, and supervising administrator.
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
Identify and apply key learning outcomes associated with a research/independent study project. (Individual outcomes will vary depending on agreed upon project.)

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Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Write objectives describing academic research to be completed on an approved topic in the subject of counseling and/or human services.
2. Compile and analyze research based upon established objectives.
3. Analyze and evaluate research.

Topics and Scope
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Topics will vary according to student needs. Student and instructor will develop an individual plan based on an agreed topic and outline. The outline will include, but not be limited to:
 
1. Definition, selection, and exploration of a topic.
2. Specialized subject area as approved by instructor.
3. Standard research methods for collection of data and research.
4. Assessment and evaluation of research project.

Assignments:
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Assignments will vary with instructor, type of project, and number of units. Typical assignments may include:
 
1. Weekly progress reports with oral, written and/or electronic summaries of research progress (can be done as homework).
2. Project outline
3. Research paper

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
80 - 90%
Project outline and research project
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Organizational skills and progress reports


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials will be provided.

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