Human Development Courses

Human Development Courses (HDC), taught by Counseling faculty members, help students learn academic and life skills.

HDC 100: Career Planning (1-3 credits)

Intro to a systematic approach to help the individual gain a better understanding of self relating to occupational interests and goals. Includes testing and discussions of values, interests and skills.

HDC 101: Orientation to College Success (1-3 credits)

Assists new students to their adjustment to community college. Includes goal-setting, self-motivation skills, identifying college resources, personal development and general study hints.

HDC 119: Stress Management (1-3 credits)

Focus on changing stressful situations and personal responses to them. Includes time management, cognitive restructuring, health and wellness, and relaxation training.

HDC 125: Learning Strategies for Math Success (1-3 credits)

Identifies emotional and cognitive barriers to math learning. Covers research-based skills for strengthening math approach and performance. Includes learning styles, anxiety management, relaxation techniques, cognitive behavioral strategies, memory storage and retrieval, and other skills related to math success.