College Student Success Course
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College Student Success Course

 
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

Criminal Justice

2950

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.
 
Contact Information:

Prof. Brian Schorr
Languages & ESL Dept.
DeMare Hall, Room DH207
973-328-5420
bschorr@ccm.edu