Fall 2020 Puente Schedule

Class Code Days Times Instructor
COUN 24 43884 Thursday 10:00 am – 10:50 am Danna Chavez Baquero
In COUN 24, students will learn about themselves through self- exploration. Students are going to search into themselves, their culture, their values, career, and major options, through different types of assessments and activities. In this course we will also identify resources that will facilitate college success such as critical-thinking, problem-solving skills, effective time management, learning styles, memory theory, educational planning, and campus/community resources.
ENGL 1AS 43869 Tuesday 10:00 am – 10:50 am Anthony Scoggins
Welcome, Puentistas! The focus of this conversation-based English 1A/1AS section, is on immigrant experiences and myriad forms of the definition of how borders work in their current political, social, philosophical, and cultural states. We will work our way through group discussions, projects, analyses, argumentation, and research; these assignments and essay genres will allow us to grow and thrive in the competitive world, both inside and outside the field of academics. Students will analyze essays and non-fiction texts, as well as write organized and well-developed essays based on the assigned texts and their own research. Students will also read, analyze and write about one book-length work on the immigrant experience and an anthology of essays regarding borders. In short, English 1A/1AS will help you to improve your critical reading, thinking, socializing, and writing skills-skills that are essential for future success with our community and the world at large!

Spring 2021 Puente Schedule

Class Code Days Times Instructor
COUN 57 21138 Tuesday + Thursday 10:00am – 11:15am Danna Chavez Baquero
In COUN 57, student will explore career and life planning. Student will learn everything they need to know about transferring to a 4-year university. In this course, we will also explore and learn how to manage your finances better, interview strategies, resume building, labor market research and job search strategies. By the end of the course, student will develop a career action plan and set goals for their career as well as learn strategies that will be useful for their future career.
ENG 5 21046 Tuesday + Thursday 1:00pm – 2:15pm Anthony Scoggins
Welcome! In this English 5 Puente course, we will continue to deepen our understanding of critical reading, writing, and thinking! Our focus will go toward refinement of these skills, along with further comprehension of argumentative structure, intermediate research techniques, MLA formatting, and issues of style. Further exploration of types of theses, forms of rhetoric, advanced argumentation, logical fallacies, personal statements, and reflective writing are prevalent in this course. The theme for this course will be more specifically geared toward the individual transferring ,or for those who desire to succeed in their critical reading, writing, and thinking skills overall. In short, English 5 is a deeper, more complex, yet straightforward advanced composition course based on non-fiction readings on contemporary, relevant issues, argument analysis, and academic writing.