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 Course Title:   College Success Skills I

 Title Abbreviation:   COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS I

 Department:    CSS

 Course #:    100

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    370104

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Learning skills necessary to achieve success in college courses. Topics include time management, note taking, reading comprehension, memory enhancement, test taking techniques, and locating resources.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
CWU Explor.Stud 101
U of W Gen.Studies 391
WSU GS 101
WWU U. 101

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Develop a time plan
  2. Set long and short-term goals
  3. Take notes effectively
  4. Utilize reading strategies to improve comprehension
  5. Understand memory theory and techniques to improve the memory
  6. Implement test-taking strategies
  7. Apply techniques to reduce test anxiety
  8. Locate Skagit Valley College resources

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Time management
  2. Goal-setting
  3. Note-taking
  4. Reading Comprehension
  5. Memory Enhancement
  6. Test-taking
  7. Test Anxiety Reduction
  8. Locating Resources