Puente Project Program Components

 

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Puente Project Program Components
Puente Project Program Components

Program Components


English Courses

Puente students take two consecutive English courses. These writing courses provide a supportive and stimulating environment for Puente students to build confidence in their writing skills through the exploration of Latino/a literature. These courses would be taken in this sequence:

Fall Semester:  ENGL 47A
Spring Semester: ENGL 101

Personal Growth Courses

Puente students take two consecutive Personal Growth courses. These courses are designed to help students improve study skills and learn personal success techniques in order to become better students. These courses would be taken in this sequence:

Fall Semester:  PERG 120
Spring Semester: PERG 140

Counseling

Puente students work closely with their Puente Counselor until they graduate, exploring career options, developing an academic educational plan, and identifying lifetime goals.

Mentoring

Puente students are matched with a mentor from the business or professional community. Mentors share with students their personal, academic, and career experiences, and provide a realistic view of the professional world.