Appendix I: El Camino College Project Success Program Details
A variety of support services are provided to students in Project Success. These programs include academic counseling, pre–registration workshops, mentoring, cultural and university field trips, book loans, scholarships, and Learning Communities.
Required Courses for the Fall Semester - FIRST YEAR
Human Development 10 – Strategies for Success in College
This course is designed to provide Project Success student with the knowledge, skills and personal/interpersonal awareness necessary for success in college.
Library Information Science 1 - Introduction to Library Skills
This course will enable students to utilize libraries effectively. Students will become familiar with the history and organization of libraries and the different types of print and electronic reference sources that they contain.
Required Courses for the Spring Semester - FIRST YEAR
Human Development 5 - Career Planning
This course will provide students with career planning techniques. Emphasis will be placed on selecting a career based on self examination of interests, personality and values.
Psychology 10 - African American Psychology
This course is an introduction to scientific study of African Americans. It emphasizes the psychological issues related to the African American experience in America.
Required Courses for the Fall Semester - SECOND YEAR
History 12A - Introduction to African History: Prehistory to 1885
This course is a survey of Africa from human evolution to the eve of colonial rule. Emphasis will be given to the political, economic, and social development of the African continent. Topics to be analyzed include African trade relations with Europe and the world, the influences of Christianity and Islam in Africa, the Transatlantic slave trade, African Diaspora, and early European incursions.
Required Courses for the Spring Semester - SECOND YEAR
Art 9 - History of African Art
This course is an introductory survey of African art in relation to its historical and cultural contexts. It focuses on specific groups and regions with an emphasis on sub-Sahara West and Central Africa, stressing the different roles of the visual arts within each culture.