Public Service Education Courses

Public Service Education (PUBSR)

PUBSR-099 Occupational Work Experience

1-4 Units: 18-72 hours of work experience, per term, LR, DG, CSU

Prerequisite: Employment in career-related field.

For more information on this course refer to Cooperative Education. Units are determined by number of hours worked.

This course offers on-the-job learning experiences for employed students, whether paid or volunteer, in cooperation with their employers. If students’ career goals are directly related to their work experience, they can earn up to four units per term. Students must be enrolled in at least seven units, including their cooperative education units (proportionately fewer in summer session). Petition to repeat for a maximum of 16 units.

PUBSR-100 Topics in Public Service Education

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory, per term, SC, DG

This course covers topics in public service education. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

PUBSR-129 Lifeguard Training

1 Unit: 18 hours of lecture, 18 hours of activity, per term, LR, DG, CSU

This course is designed to teach lifeguard candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. Students will also acquire necessary skills to prevent drowning and injuries. Petition to repeat intended for legally mandated certification training.

PUBSR-298 Independent Study

.2-4 Units: 3.6-72 hours of independent study, per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and vice president. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in public service education under the direction of an instructor.