Student Development Skills
Course covers college-level study skills, including time management, goal setting, classroom etiquette, learning styles, math study skills, note-taking, textbook reading and comprehension, exam preparation and test taking, basic research skills, and basic presentation skills. Prerequisites: Compass score writing placement in ENGL 090 or above.
Introductory online course with emphasis on technical preparation, navigation, communication in online environment, and how online learning differs from face-to face instruction. Students learn how online courses work, acquire personal preparation for successful learning online, and identify when and how online learning is best incorporated into their educational activities.
An intensive course in basic math principles and math-specific study skills to improve student performance in developmental math. Students should be concurrently enrolled in MATH 90, 93, 98, or 99. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in MATH 090, MATH 093, MATH 098, MATH 099, or instructor's signature.
Understanding of the nature of stress, principles of stress management and strategies for "creating, rejuvenating, and sustaining" a healthy, balanced life style. Through lecture and experiential learning, learn to reduce anxiety around tests, homework, relationships and more. Prerequisite: ENGL 097.
Designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. Integrates readings from the humanities, experiential exercises, films and contemporary readings on leadership. Prerequisite: appropriate placement score. College-level reading and writing skills recommended.
An opportunity to explore career options that best fit with student's personality, interests, abilities and values. Emphasis is on personal assessment. Prerequisite: placement in English 097 strongly advised.
Learning styles, holistic thinking, logic and problem solving will help students develop new thinking strategies and patterns. Prerequisites: placement in ENGL 097 strongly recommended.
An intensive course in grammar and study skills to prepare students to succeed in English courses. Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in ENGL 097.