Are you ready to take on college?

Do you want to get outstanding results from the start?

Do you want to hit the ground running?

Are you unsure of what’s expected of you as a new college student?

 

The College Student Success course will help you answer these questions and give you the necessary tools to make the most of your college experience. Some of the topics covered are:

TIME MANAGEMENT
ONLINE EDUCATION
STRESS MANAGEMENT
CRITICAL THINKING
GOALS
MOTIVATION
STUDY STRATEGIES
FINANCES

 

WHAT IS THE COLLEGE STUDENT SUCCESS COURSE?

College Student Success (CSS 011 – N2 Credits) is designed to assist first year students in their adjustment and success with the college experience. In addition to the topics above, students will learn about academic expectations and developing skills to meet them, campus resources, library use, making career choices, taking online courses, and working with an academic advisor. This course will also introduce the development of leadership skills. This class will clarify the specific dynamics of the interpersonal relationships within the campus community, emphasizing the expectations placed upon students by professors, and aiding students as they create an understanding of the role they play in their academic journey.

WHO’S REQUIRED TO TAKE IT?

This is a mandatory course during the first year of college for all students in the following majors and who are required to take Writing Skills (ENG 025).

 

 

DIVISION OF BUSINESS, MATHEMATICS, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGIES
             
 
Major Name Curriculum Code
Mathematics 2150
Teacher Education – Math TEMAT 2150

 

 

             
DIVISION OF LIBERAL ARTS
             
 
             
 
             
Major Name
             
             
Curriculum Code
             
             
Communications
             
             

1129
             

             
Early Childhood Education
             
             

2940
             

             
Fine Arts, Dance Option
             
             

4170
             

             
Fine Arts, Design Option
             
             

4141
             

             
Fine Arts, Drama Option
             
             

4150
             

             
Fine Arts, Visual Arts Option
             
             

4140
             

             
Graphic Design
             
             

3560
             

             
Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities/Social Science Option)
             
             

1130
             

             
Liberal Arts & Sciences (Human Services Option)
             
             

1134
             

             
Liberal Arts & Sciences (International Studies Option)
             
             

1160
             

             
Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities/Media Studies/Journalism Emphasis)
             
             

1133
             

             
Liberal Arts & Sciences (Humanities/Music Option)
             
             

1190
             

             
Music Technology (Electronic Music Option)
             
             

2171
             

             
Music Technology (Music Recording Option)
             
             

2170
             

             
Musical Theatre
             
             

2006
             

             
Photography Technology
             
             

3550
             

             
Public Administration
             
             

2260
             

             
Teacher Education – English
             
             

TEENG 1130
             

             
Teacher Education – History
             
             

TEHIS 1130
             

             
Teacher Education – Psychology
             
             

TEPSY 1130
             

             
Teacher Education – Sociology
             
             

TESOC 1130
             

             
Teacher Education – Spanish
             
             

TESPN 1130
             

             
Teacher Education – Visual Arts
             
             

TEART 4140
             

 

Other select student populations, such as the EOF Program, may be required to take it. If you are not sure about your major and if you are required to take this course, talk to your advisor during New Student Registration.

PLEASE NOTE – Although a select number of majors are required to take this course, it is open to all students. If you feel this course can help you enhance your college experience and get you ahead, we encourage you to register.