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 Course Title:   Fast Track for Success

 Title Abbreviation:   FAST TRACK FOR SUCCESS

 Department:    CSS

 Course #:    106

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    130101

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

Designed for new students, this course will address the learning skills necessary to achieve success in college. Topics include: time management, note taking, memory enhancement, test-taking techniques, and locating college and community resources. Additionally, this course examines values, skills, interests, career paths, and educational goals.

 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 & short-term goals and develop a time management plan.
  2. Take notes effectively.
  3. Understand memory theory and techniques to improve the memory.
  4. Implement test-taking strategies & apply techniques to reduce test anxiety.
  5. Locate Skagit Valley College Resources.
  6. Identify and prioritize skills, interests, values and goals.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. Time management
  2. Note-taking
  3. Memory Enhancement
  4. Test-taking Techniques
  5. Locating College & Community Resources
  6. Values Clarification
  7. Skills Clarification
  8. Goal Setting-Career & Educational
  9. Interest Inventory
  10. Decision Making