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