Student Government

Student Government (SGVT) Courses

SGVT 300 Introduction to Student Government

  • Units:2
  • Hours:18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course is an introduction to the dynamics of working groups. It provides theory and practice in leadership, parliamentary procedure, committee techniques, and organizational behavior. The emphasis is on governmental procedures and functions as these apply to student leadership. Students can anticipate participation in the student association and related committees.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • define his or her role and function in small working groups.
  • assess critically the workings of a student association.
  • operate effectively in small groups.
  • describe the necessary skills for effective student representation as part of the participatory decision making process.
  • incorporate basic leadership skills into his or her life.
  • analyze group dynamics and organizational behavior as these relate to student leadership.

SGVT 499 Experimental Offering in Student Government

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020