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 Course Title:   Fast Track/An Orientation to College Success

 Title Abbreviation:   FAST TRACK/COLLEGE SUCC

 Department:    CSS

 Course #:    103

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    370103

 EPC:    898

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

An orientation to college life and specific resources to succeed in attaining educational goals. Topics include: study skills, learning styles, interests and occupational choices, stress management and planning a degree timeline.

 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:  

Vocational Preparatory 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. Access specific college resources to secure success in the classroom.
  2. Identify learning styles.
  3. Choose apropriate occupational choices based on personal intersts.
  4. Apply study skills in time management, test preperation, reading comprehension and note taking.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Study Skills-time management, test taking, reading for comprehension, math anxiety, stress management and note taking skills
  2. Carrer Exploration-identification of personal interests and appropriate jobs for occupations that they suggest
  3. Explanation of College System-registration, advising, financial aid, transfer regulations
  4. Degree requirements at SVC and completing an educational plan
  5. Learning Styles-identification and application to study skills/habits and learning skills in the classroom
  6. College Resources-tutoring, diabled student resources, multi-cultural student services, career services and financial aid
  7. An introduction to ""diversity"" in the classroom/appropriate behavior when difference in lifestyle and background are present