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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 1

Phase 2

Phase 3

Fall Semester Spring Semester Up until transfer
ENGL 105 and COUN 128 ENGL 110 and COUN 129 Academic counseling support and guidance
Puente Club Puente Club Puente Club
  UC Riverside Puente Leadership Conference (1 Student) Assist with Noche de Familia/End of Year Celebration
    Puente Peer Mentoring to new Phase 1 Puentistas

Puente Class Schedule, Phase I/Fall


CourseDayTimeInstructorUnitsSyllabus
COUN 128 TTh 11:10-12:25 Jennifer De La Cruz 3.0 COUN 128 Syllabus
ENGL 105 MWF 11:10-12:35 Mick Sherer 5.0 ENGL 105 Syllabus

Puente Class Schedule, Phase II/Spring


CourseDayTimeInstructorUnitsSyllabus
COUN 129 TTh 11:10-12:25 Jennifer De La Cruz 3.0 COUN 129 Syllabus
ENGL 110 MWF 11:10-12:00 Mick Sherer 3.0 ENGL 110 Syllabus
TBA Hours: By Arr 1.0 Hr/Wk