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 Course Title:   College Success Skills III: Future Tense

 Title Abbreviation:   COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS 3

 Department:    CSS

 Course #:    102

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    370104

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

An overview of information and skills helpful in successfully completing a Bachelor's degree; college selection, applications, selecting a major, financing college tuition, understanding degree requirements and coping with change.

 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
N/A

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Set long and short term goals.
  2. Develop appropriate time-lines.
  3. Utilize reading strategies.
  4. Improve note-taking, time management, decision-making and critical thinking skills.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Carrer Exploration
  2. Goal-setting skills
  3. Comprehensive overview of the American Educational System (college level)
  4. Understanding college resources
  5. Valuing education and life-long learning
  6. Critical evaluation of options and educational plans