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 Course Title:   College Success Skills II

 Title Abbreviation:   COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILL II

 Department:    CSS

 Course #:    101

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    370104

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Review and expansion of skills learned in College Success Skills I. Study of critical thinking and its application to reading, writing, verbal expression, and the media.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

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 X Explor. Studies 101
U of W X Gen. Stud. 391
WSU X GS 101
WWU X U. 101

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Refine and expand strategies learned in College Success Skills I
  2. Define critical thinking
  3. Identify characteristics of critical thinkers
  4. Recognize errors in thinking
  5. Evaluate ideas
  6. Apply critical thinking to reading, writing, verbal expression, and the media

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Review and expansion of topics covered in College Success Skills I critical thinking:
    • Definition
    • Characteristics of critical thinkers
    • Errors in thinking
    • Evaluation of ideas
    • Application of reading, writing, verbal expression, and the media