College Skills Courses


3 Credit Hours

Students will learn how to apply specific learning methods to their own course work. Emphasis will be placed on effective reading, writing and research techniques as well as key learning strategies, including time management, note taking, and test taking and preparation. CSK70 may be offered in lieu of CSK75 and CSK77.

 


3 Credit Hours

Students will learn how to apply specific learning methods to their own course work. Emphasis will be placed on effective reading, writing and research techniques as well as key learning strategies, including time management, note taking, and test taking and preparation. Students who successfully complete CSK70J will be exempt from CSK70, CSK75 and CSK77.

 


3 Credit Hours

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

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the foundation needed for academic reading, critical thinking, and writing reflective responses. This course focuses on the reading process. Students develop reading skills that will benefit them in both their programs of study and in workplace settings. Students who successfully complete this Jumpstart course will be exempt from CSK75.

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the foundation needed for academic, reflective and professional writing for their programs of study. This course covers the writing process, syntax and mechanics, essay development, and basic research. Students explore writing styles such as argument/persuasion, illustration/example/description, comparison/contrast, and narration.

 


3 Credit Hours

Provides students with the foundation needed for academic, reflective and professional writing for their programs of study. This course covers the writing process, syntax and mechanics, essay development, and basic research. Students explore writing styles such as argument/persuasion, illustration/example/description, comparison/contrast, and narration. Students who successfully complete this Jumpstart course will be exempt from CSK77. 

 


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.

 


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. Students who successfully complete this Jumpstart course will be exempt from CSK85.