Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
SDV108The College Experience1The goals of the course are to connect students to faculty, peers, and college resources, while introducing students to the college’s expectations and environment and to strategies that promote and encourage student success in college and life.Loading...
SDV115Study Strategies2Provides students with study/reading strategies for independent learning and academic success.Loading...
SDV130Career Exploration1Provides help in choosing a career goal. Emphasis will be placed on how to access labor market information, interests, abilities and values, explore options and make decisions that will lead to career satisfaction and success.Loading...
SDV157Building a Professional Portfo1This course provides the writing and research skills necessary to compile a professional portfolio highlighting abilities, experiences and accomplishments. The portfolio will include a resume, reference letters, certificates, sample demonstrations of work performance, documentation that shows knowledge of subject area and other applicable items.Loading...
SDV164Electronic Portfolio Dev2Students will receive instruction in creating an electronic portfolio of work. Emphasis will be on selecting artifacts, reflecting on choices, formatting and displaying a web-based portfolio for career or college transfer.Loading...
SDV165Transfer Planning1Provides students with the information, resources and tools necessary to plan a successful transition from a community college to a four-year college or university. Special emphasis will be placed on developing individual Completion Plans.Loading...
SDV171Library Instruction1This course will provide students with practical knowledge of information literacy skills, specifically the process of conducting information research for academic assignments and lifelong learning. Students will learn and be able to articulate and perform the research process.Loading...
SDV172Internet Research Techniques1Students will learn how information resources are organized on the internet, and how to reference, search and evaluate information on particular topics. Prerequisite: Basic computer literacyLoading...
SDV197SAC Experience1Students will have experiential opportunities for leadership skill development through participation in the Student Activities Council as an at-large member. Open only to SAC members. This course can be repeated each semester student is a member of SAC, to a maximum of 6 semesters. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: Must be an appointed member of a DMACC campus Student Activities CouncilLoading...
SDV212Coop Career Seminar1Examination of topics relevant to the internship experience, sharing workplace problems encountered and the solutions found to those problems. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits. Corequisite: SDV 222 or 223 or 224 or 225 or 226 or 227.Loading...
SDV222Coop Career Experience I1Supervised work experience with employers that enables students to apply their skills and knowledge. Work experiences will relate to the students' academic programs of study. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV 212Loading...
SDV223Coop Career Experience II2Practical experience through on-the-job training in an approved business setting. Tasks will be consistent with student's career objectives, skills and knowledge. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV212Loading...
SDV224Coop Career Experience III3See SDV 223. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV 212Loading...
SDV225Coop Career Experience IV4See SDV 223. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV 212Loading...
SDV226Coop Career Experience V5See SDV 223. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV 212Loading...
SDV227Coop Career Experience VI6See SDV 223. (This course is Pass/Fail.) Corequisite: SDV 212Loading...
SDV288Leadership Development Studies3This course provides emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. Students will gain a basic understanding of the concept of leadership theory while developing a personal philosophy of leadership, an awareness of the moral and ethical responsibilities of leadership and an awareness of their own ability and style of leadership.Loading...
SDV928Independent Study1 Loading...