Cognitively Diverse Learners

Cognitively Diverse Learners

Credit Courses

CDL V01  Personal, Social, and Vocational Skills for the Cognitively Diverse Learner  3 Units  
In-Class Hours:   43.75 lecture, 26.25 laboratory  

This course provides training in personal, social, and job skills for students who have developmental disabilities, autism, and/or significant cognitive deficits. Through role-playing and class discussion, students will develop the skills necessary for responsible independence and enhanced quality of life. Topics will include developing healthy relationships, values and decision making, sexuality, health, and personal protection and safety. In addition, students will be introduced to the interpersonal skills necessary in a job setting.

Catalog Notes:   Offered on a pass/no pass basis only; not applicable for degree credit.  
Grade Modes:   Pass/No Pass Grading  
Degree Applicability:   Not applicable for degree credit  
AA/AS GE:   None  
Transfer Credit:   None  
CDL V03  Personal and Vocational Finance for Cognitively Diverse Learners  1.5-3 Units  
In-Class Hours:   26.25-52.5 lecture  

This basic personal and vocational finance course is designed for the student with developmental disabilities, autism, and/or significant cognitive deficits who is preparing for independent living and vocational training. Topics related to consumer finance will include basic mathematics, currency, budgeting, responsible spending and saving, shopping, banking, insurance, taxes, and consumer loans. In addition, students will review the financial and personal skills necessary in the workplace, such as the ability to access workplace software and technology, customer service, and appropriate workplace behavior. Emphasis will be placed on the application of financial concepts and skills in real-world situations.

Catalog Notes:   Offered on a pass/no pass basis only; not applicable for degree credit.  
Grade Modes:   Pass/No Pass Grading  
Field Trips:   May be required  
Degree Applicability:   Not applicable for degree credit  
AA/AS GE:   None  
Transfer Credit:   None  

Noncredit Courses

CDL N101  Personal, Social and Vocational Skills for Cognitively Diverse Learner (Noncredit)  0 Units  
In-Class Hours:   70 noncredit  

This course provides training in personal, social, and job skills for students who have developmental disabilities, autism, and/or significant cognitive deficits. Through role-playing and class discussion, students will develop the skills necessary for responsible independence and enhanced quality of life. Topics will include developing healthy relationships, values and decision making, sexuality, health, and personal protection and safety. In addition, students will be introduced to the interpersonal skills necessary in a job setting.

Grade Modes:   Pass/No Pass Grading  
Repeatable for Credit:   Unlimited.  
Degree Applicability:   Noncredit course; not applicable for degree credit  
AA/AS GE:   None  
Transfer Credit:   None  
CDL N103  Personal and Vocational Finance for Cognitively Diverse Learners (Noncredit)  0 Units  
In-Class Hours:   26.25-52.50 noncredit  

This basic personal and vocational finance course is designed for the student with developmental disabilities, autism, and/or significant cognitive deficits who is preparing for independent living and vocational training. Topics related to consumer finance will include basic mathematics, currency, budgeting, responsible spending and saving, shopping, banking, insurance, taxes, and consumer loans. In addition, students will review the financial and personal skills necessary in the workplace, such as the ability to access workplace software and technology, customer service, and appropriate workplace behavior. Emphasis will be placed on the application of financial concepts and skills in real-world situations.

Catalog Notes:   This is a non-credit course, non-degree applicable.  
Grade Modes:   Pass/No Pass Grading, Letter Graded, Non-Graded, Student Option- Letter/Credit  
Repeatable for Credit:   Unlimited.  
Field Trips:   May be required  
Degree Applicability:   Noncredit course; not applicable for degree credit  
AA/AS GE:   None  
Transfer Credit:   None