To provide students with a skill set to achieve success throughout college and beyond.
Whether a student has recently completed high school or returned to college after years of work or family life, college can seem overwhelming. COL 105 Freshman Seminar, required for most associate degree programs, is designed to prepare students for the college classroom and beyond. With guidance from our faculty, students improve study, note-taking and test-taking skills, identify their learning style, build time management skills, explore career options and learn about campus services and resources that will keep them on track.
Courses are available day, night and weekend in face-to-face, online, hybrid, fast-track and learning community formats. College Skills courses provide success guidance and strategies for students who have recently graduated from high school or are returning to college after being in the workforce. Courses are designed to help students learn about campus resources; build time management skills; improve study, note-taking and test-taking skills; identify learning styles and explore career options.
Many associate degree programs require the completion of the COL 105 Freshman Seminar in the first semester of the program of study. COL 105 Freshman Seminar and COL 111 E-Learning Success are curriculum courses with possible transfer options to four-year colleges and universities. COL 103 College Skills and COL 107 Computer Literacy Skills for College Success are developmental courses and typically do not transfer to other institutions.
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