College Study Skills

CSS 071: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT I

CSS 071 is a basic learning experience designed by one or more students with the cooperation and approval of a faculty member. Proposed study plans require departmental approval. Projects may be based on developmental programs in study skills, language, reading, computational and math skills, science and the research process. The student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 35-50 hours. NOTE: CSS 071 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 1
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


CSS 072: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT II

This course is similar to CSS 071, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 70-90 hours. NOTE: CSS 072 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


CSS 073: SPECIAL STUDY PROJECT III

This course is similar to CSS 071, except that the student's time commitment to the project will be approximately 105-135 hours. NOTE: CSS 073 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


CSS 085: COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS I

This course prepares students for success in college. Course content focuses on building students¿ strengths in employing effective study strategies and academic skills, developing self management skills and fostering critical thinking skills necessary to successfully complete college level courses. The course utilizes computer-assisted instruction to enhance students¿ learning experience. In addition to class time, the course requires that students spend at least one-hour per week in a structured lab period in the Student Academic Success Center (H315). Note: CSS085 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student's grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


CSS 095: COLLEGE SUCCESS SKILLS II

This course prepares students for success in college. Course content focuses on building students' strengths in employing effective study strategies and academic skills, developing self management skills and fostering critical thinking skills necessary to successfully complete college level courses. This course deals directly with the content of a designated discipline course and encourages students to apply the skills gained to all college courses. Note: CSS095 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student's grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status

Credits: 3
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015


CSS 097: ADVANCED STUDY SKILLS

CSS 097 is an advanced college study skills course intended primarily for two groups of students; those needing some instruction in essential study skills but not as thorough or basic an approach as offered in CSS 095 and those having completed CSS 095 and desiring a second semester of study skills. The course will include practical work with note-taking, textbook mastery, library research, report writing, test-taking strategies and the development of vocabulary. When taught in the content-correlated mode, CSS 097 will deal directly with the content of a designated credit course, such as BHS 103, HIS 102, HIS 104, GOV 121, etc. NOTE: CSS 097 is a credit equivalent course. Equivalent credits do not satisfy degree requirements and are not calculated in a student¿s grade point average, but they do incur tuition charges and they do count towards full-time/part-time status.

Credits: 2
Type: Lecture
Attributes: Study Skills, Remedial
Department: Academic Affairs

All sections for this course:  Fall 2014  Spring 2015