College Skills Courses


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the foundation needed for academic and reflective reading, critical thinking, and response writing. This course focuses on the reading process. Students develop reading skills that will benefit them in both academic and workplace settings.

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the foundation needed for academic and reflective writing. This course covers the writing process, grammar, essay development, and basic research. Students explore writing styles, including argument/persuasion, illustration/example/description, comparison/contrast, and narration. 

 


3 Credit Hours

Examines the application of basic concepts of cognitive psychology. Students develop  positive coping skills and learning strategies that promote optimal learning and functioning, in both college and the professional workplace. Topics include time management, learning styles, test-taking/study skills, and communication skills.

 


3 Credit Hours

Prepares students for courses that require an understanding of basic arithmetic and algebra. This course emphasizes the use of quantitative processes to explain the meaning and application of arithmetic operations, integers, graphs/charts/tables, descriptive statistics, linear equations and the coordinate system.