Counseling 120 Online, College & Career Success

Welcome to Counseling 120 Online! This is an interactive course that will help you with your college and career journey. You will learn skills on how to be a successful student while you learn the career development process by taking career assessments and researching careers and majors to match your interests. In addition, you will create a career educational plan, resume and learn how to apply for scholarships and internships. I hope you will follow your passion and discover who you are in this course. Welcome!


Please go to my Syllabus Website for couse information on Counseling 120. 

Course Description

This course teaches success strategies to enhance academic and lifelong learning. Explore personality, interests and values to increase self-understanding and select an appropriate major and career. Learn about careers of the future. Identify your learning style and apply psychological principles of learning and memory to academic study strategies. Apply life management techniques such as time and money management to accomplish personal goals. Examine adult stages of development and develop a plan for wellness and living a long and healthy life. Learn strategies for motivation and stress management. Practice creative and critical thinking techniques.

Course Objectives

You will be able to:

1) Describe various motivational strategies and apply them to their success in college.

2) Describe vocational interests, values and personality theory to evaluate appropriate careers and college majors.

3) Identify learning strategies that will facilitate productivity in college.

4) Demonstrate lifelong success skills that facilitate optimal communication, critical and positive thinking.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate career, academic and personal goals through in class activities and written assignments.

  2. Create an educational plan using various academic resources such as the college catalog, transfer resources and/or career research websites.

Course Credit 

General Education Credit for California State Universities, Area E; UC Transferable; 3 Units


Canvas is the course management system platform that we will be using. You will have an orientation quiz, anonymous surveys, weekly discussions, journals/quizzes in your e-Book, and assignments that must be posted via your Canvas container. You can download the Canvas application and work via your phone and computer for this class. 

Accessing your Canvas Account

  • Go to (bookmark this site by adding it to your favorites)

  • Your Canvas ID is your Webadvisor ID. This may be your first name and last name in lowercase with no spaces and a dot in the middle (For example, Joe Smith may have a Webadvisor ID of joes.smith).

  • Your password is your birth date in 8 digits (For example, if Joe Smith were born on January 1, 1986, his password would be 01011986).

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