SP/C 001W Seek Counseling Workshop
0 credit:
 
This workshop is offered as part of the SEEK Pre-Freshman Program to assist incoming freshmen students with adjustment to a new academic environment and to inform them about the resources available to assist them in achieving academic and personal success. The general focus of the workshop is on academic requirements, available college resources and services, self-development, goal clarification, and active engagement with learning. To facilitate this, the methods of instruction will include class discussions, group activities, field trips, presentations, guest speakers, and films.
 
SP/C 003 Transition from High School to College
0.5 Credits; 1.5 Hours
 
This course is designed to provide an orientation to college life. It focuses on the development of skills needed to cope with academic endeavors. Topics will include: developing effective study skills, habits and attitudes, student rights and responsibilities, choosing a major, test skills, listening skills, and orientation to college structure. Pre-requisite: None
 
SP/C 004 College as a Social System
0.5 Credits; 1.5 Hours
 
This course completes the introductory core of counseling classes for SEEK freshmen. It is designed to equip students with essential skills for successful academic careers. The course serves to involve students with the “College as a Social System” by covering such modular topics as: academic divisions, administrative functions, MEC within CUNY, Special Programs, and extracurricular activities. Pre- requisite: SP/C 003
 
ADVANCED GROUP COUNSELING/SEEK
 
AGRO 101 Financial Planning and Budgeting
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to familiarize students with personal money management: identifying additional financial aid resources, budgeting strategies, interpreting and processing financial aid forms and identifying legal resources. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 102 Development of Self-Concept
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
The focus of this course is to develop inner awareness. Areas addressed are the improvement of one’s self concept, self assessment, the role of culture in self concept formation, and the role of unity in group survival. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 103 Advanced Career Planning
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
The focus of this course is to acquire strategies for entering the world of work. The following issues will be addressed: theories of career development, interview techniques, formulation of goals, skills for employment, job search, resume preparation, values clarification and decision making.  Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 104 Politics, You and Your Community
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to heighten the awareness of the political process. Issues to be covered include: the voter registration process, club house politics, the relationship between politics and the absence or presence of community resources, citizen rights and responsibilities, and city and state political personality profiles. Pre- requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 105 Skills for Urban Living
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to facilitate the acquisition of survival skills needed for urban living. Issues that will be addressed are: self advocacy, consumer education, crime prevention, tenant’s rights, organized resource banks, and organizing community groups. Pre- requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 106 Parenting and Family Relationships
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course will explore the areas of parenting and family relationships. The areas that will be explored are: parental care, child care, prevention of child abuse, alternative family systems, male/ female relationships, and the effect of slavery on minority families. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 201 Issues in Minority Education
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to provide information on social factors affecting minority entry into institutions of higher education. It will address issues on the roles of community based colleges, equal access to higher education, and graduate and professional school opportunities. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 202 Honors/Cultural Program
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours

The focus of this course will be the study of exceptional academic achievement. Areas of concentration will center on involvement in the political process, cultural and/or social activities, research, student initiated activities, and guest lectures on current and historical events. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004

AGRO 203 The Legacy of Medgar Wiley Evers
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course will focus on structured motivational materials and it will provide opportunities for self discovery and direction. Structured motivational exercises as well as student centered activities will constitute the group’s thrust in regard to the historical context of Medgar Evers and the legacy of the Civil Rights Era. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 204 Liberal Arts and Education Seminar
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course will expose students to the wide range of career and study options available in the disciplines that comprise the liberal arts and education fields. The course includes educational excursions, seminars, and activities. Students are introduced to faculty from the School of Liberal Arts and Education.  Pre-requisite:SP/C 004
 
AGRO 205 Business Seminar
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to expose students to the wide range of career and study options available in the disciplines that comprise the School of Business. Students attend educational excursions and seminars, and participate in activities designed to familiarize them with professions within the business and public administration fields. The course involves participation of faculty from the School of Business.. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 206 Science, Health and Technology Seminar
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to expose students to the wide range of career and study options available in the disciplines that comprise the sciences. Students attend educational excursions and seminars, and participate in activities designed to familiarize them with professions within the business and public administration fields. The course involves participation of faculty from the School of Science, Health and Technology. Pre-requisite: SP/C 004
 
AGRO 301 Achievement Motivation
0.5 credit; 1.5 class hours
 
This course is designed to familiarize students with self-study exploration, development of achievement strategies, goal setting related to academic success, career actualization, and the development of interpersonal relationships and supports. Pre- requisite: SP/C 004
 
SPAE 001 Special Programs Academic Enhancement Seminar
0 credit; 1.5 class hours

This course is designed to assist students in developing strategies to remove themselves from academic jeopardy and to successfully confront academic challenges. Areas addressed will include self exploration, self concept assessment and motivation, personal academic assessment, time management, and study habits. A tutor is assigned to the class to provide students with additional support.