Employability Skills (EMP)

EMP 010  New World of Work Skills: Adaptability   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your Adaptability strength in the workplace by seeing change as an opportunity; being open to new experiences; considering a variety of viewpoints; and being able to handle a normal amount of stress and accept feedback in a positive way.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 011  New World of Work Skills:Self-Awareness   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your Self-Awareness strength in the workplace by knowing your own personality, skills, and knowledge; recognizing habits that can be improved; looking for opportunities that are a good match for your strengths; maintaining self-discipline; taking personal responsibility for your actions; and improving your professional manner.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 012  New World of Work Skills: Digital Fluency   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your Digital Fluency by becoming familiar with a variety of technology tools that are available to assist in the workplace; by understanding the moral and legal consequences of sharing documents and pictures; and by developing competence with online research tools to find data and information.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 013  New World of Work Skills: Communication   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your Communication strength in the workplace by understanding appropriate content and professional delivery; learning to use technology tools like PowerPoint effectively; recognizing where and how social media is appropriate for the workplace; learning tools for effective listening and appropriate body-language.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 014  New World of Work Skills: Collaboration   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your ability to Collaborate in the workplace by recognizing the benefits of a diverse team; respecting people's differences; sharing leadership; gathering ideas; offering help; encouraging others; and finding positive ways to resolve conflict.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 015  New World of Work Skills: Empathy   Units: 0.5

Understand the difference between Empathy and Sympathy and learn how to improve your ability to connect with others; develop good relationships with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds; work with clients and customers; make decisions based on client and customer needs; and understand the importance of client satisfaction.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 016  New World of Work Skills: Analysis and Solution Mindset   Units: 0.5

Learn to become an effective problem solver in the workplace by developing analytical skills, examining data and information, considering different viewpoints, and looking at the bigger picture.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 017  New World of Work Skills: Resilience   Units: 0.5

Develop or improve your Resilience in the workplace by understanding the importance of personal growth; setting priorities and goals; creating contingency and back up plans; being able to bounce back when things go wrong and learn from mistakes; listen to other's views.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 018  New World of Work Skills: Entrepreneurial Mindset   Units: 0.5

Learn how to develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset by becoming self-motivated and seeking greater responsibilities; accepting risk and learning from mistakes; developing new ideas by drawing connections, comparisons and combinations differently; recognizing the importance of customer satisfaction.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 019  New World of Work Skills: Social Diversity/Awareness   Units: 0.5

Improve your Social Diversity Awareness by recognizing the benefits of diverse backgrounds and cultures in the workplace; understanding the new "normal" in the workplace; learning how to develop and improve relationships with people of different backgrounds and beliefs by improving self-awareness; and how to be sensitive to others' feelings.
Lecture Hours: 9         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 310A  New World of Work Skills: Recognizing Change as Opportunity   Units: 0

Twenty-first Century workers need to be tolerant of inevitable changes in the work environment and adapt accordingly. Improve your Adaptability strength in the workplace and learn to manage stress by seeing change as an opportunity, being open to new experiences, and learning to manage job stress caused by the need to learn new technologies or new responsibilities on the job. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 310B  New World of Work Skills: Facing Challenges   Units: 0

Improve your Adaptability strength in the workplace by learning how to face challenges; being open to considering a variety of viewpoints and suggestions to get the job done; learning techniques to handle a normal amount of stress; accepting feedback in a positive way and learning from things that go wrong. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 310A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 311A  New World of Work Skills: Self Awareness at Work   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Self-Awareness strength in the workplace by knowing your own personality, skills, and knowledge and looking for opportunities that are a good match for your strengths. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 311B  New World of Work Skills: Personal Assessments   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Self-Awareness strength in the workplace by assessing your own personality, skills, and knowledge; recognizing habits that can be improved; maintaining self-discipline; taking personal responsibility for your actions; and improving your professional manner. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 311A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 312A  New World of Work Skills: Online Presence and E-Resumes   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Digital Skills becoming familiar with a variety of technology tools that are available to assist in the workplace and developing competence with online resume tools. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 312B  New World of Work Skills: Online Accountability   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Digital Fluency by understanding the moral and legal consequences of sharing documents and pictures; and developing competence with online research tools to find data and information. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 312A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 313A  New World of Work Skills: Communication Etiquette   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Communication strength in the workplace by understanding appropriate content and professional delivery; recognizing where and how social media is appropriate for the workplace; learning tools for effective listening and appropriate body-language. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 313B  New World of Work Skills: Communication Effectiveness   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Communication strength in the workplace by understanding appropriate content and professional delivery; learning to use technology tools like PowerPoint effectively; recognizing where and how social media is appropriate for the workplace; learning tools for effective listening and appropriate body-language. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 313A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 314A  New World of Work Skills: Team Building   Units: 0

Develop or improve your ability to Collaborate in the workplace by recognizing the benefits of a diverse team; respecting people's differences; and sharing leadership. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 314B  New World of Work Skills: Transformational Leadership   Units: 0

Develop or improve your ability to lead in the workplace by recognizing the benefits of a diverse team; respecting people's differences; sharing leadership; gathering ideas; offering help; encouraging others; and finding positive ways to resolve conflict. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 314A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 315A  New World of Work Skills: Listening and Mirroring   Units: 0

Understand the difference between Empathy and Sympathy and learn how to improve your ability to connect with others by employing communications skills based on honesty and mirroring positive nonverbal communication to build trust. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 315B  New World of Work Skills: Customer Service   Units: 0

Understand the difference between Empathy and Sympathy and learn how to develop good relationships with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds; work with clients and customers; make decisions based on client and customer needs; and understand the importance of client satisfaction. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 315A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 316A  New World of Work Skills: Solving Problems   Units: 0

Learn to become an effective problem solver in the workplace by developing analytical skills that identify the problem, collect relevant information, develop alternatives, evaluate alternatives, select the best alternate and implement the selected solution. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 316B  New World of Work Skills: Design Thinking   Units: 0

Learn to become an effective decision maker in the workplace by developing techniques for recognizing inspiration, ideation and implementation opportunities. Understand the importance of ethics in the decision making process. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 316A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 317A  New World of Work Skills: Growth Mindset   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Resilience in the workplace by understanding the importance of personal growth; setting priorities and goals; understanding consequences and the need for back-up plans; and actively listening to feedback and criticism. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 317B  New World of Work Skills: Learning from Failure   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Resilience in the workplace by being able to bounce back when things go wrong and learn from mistakes; listen to other's views; and understand the importance of back up and contingency plans. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 317A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 318A  New World of Work Skills: Modern Workforce   Units: 0

Learn how to develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset by becoming self-motivated and seeking greater responsibilities; accepting risk and learning from mistakes; developing new ideas by drawing connections, comparisons and combinations differently; and recognizing the importance of customer satisfaction. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 318B  New World of Work Skills: Intrapreneurship   Units: 0

Learn how to develop an Intrapreneurial Mindset by becoming self-motivated and seeking greater responsibilities; accepting risk and learning from mistakes; developing new ideas by drawing connections, comparisons and combinations differently; recognizing the importance of customer satisfaction. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 318A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 319A  New World of Work Skills: Gender and Ethnicity   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Social Diversity Awareness strength in the workplace by recognizing the benefits of diverse backgrounds and cultures both locally and globally. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 5)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

EMP 319B  New World of Work Skills: Disabilities and Generations   Units: 0

Develop or improve your Social Diversity Awareness strength in the workplace by recognizing the benefits of working with multiple generations and recognizing the value of providing accommodations for disabilities. (Noncredit In-class Hours: 4)
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: EMP 319A or concurrent enrollment
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None