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November 12 - January 21
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Wednesday, November 26
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Puente Project
Puente at CSM

CSM Puente Class Structure, Phase 1, 2 and 3
Participants in the Puente Project make a one-year commitment to a linked English and counseling class with overlapping themes, discussions, and assignments centered around Latino literature and experiences in a collaborative teamwork atmosphere. Students are required to enroll in English and career courses concurrently each semester and to participate in off-campus Puente fieldtrips and activities. The Puente Project is structured in three phases:
Phase 1Phase 2Phase 3
Fall Semester Spring Semester Up until transfer
ENGL 838 and CRER 128 ENGL 105 and CRER 129 Counseling academic support and guidance
Puente Class Schedule, Phase I/Fall
CourseDayTimeInstructorUnitsSyllabus
CRER 128 TTh 11:10-12:25 Gonzalez 3.0 CRER 128 Syllabus
ENGL 838 MWF 11:10-12:35 Kitamura 5.0 ENGL 838 Syllabus

Puente Class Schedule, Phase II/Spring
CourseDayTimeInstructorUnitsSyllabus
CRER 129 TTh 11:10-12:00 Gonzalez 2.0 CRER 129 Syllabus
ENGL 105 MWF 10:10-11:35 James 5.0 ENGL 105 Syllabus
TBA Hours: By Arr 1.0 Hr/Wk