SSC 1020 - Study Skills & College Success

For structured enrollment students. This course is specifically designed to contribute to a student's academic success and ability to properly use campus resources. This course enhances the first year experience by supplementinig the Trailblazer Connections course by further developing student success skills. The course includes such topics as growth mindset, self-regulated learning, problem solving, critical thinking, multiculturalism, career exploration, time management and financial literacy. Each student will be assigned an academic peer mentor and success coach with whom they will be required to meet throughout the semester. The active learning lab is embedded in this course. **COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES (CLOs) At the successful conclusion of this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate proper use of DSU resources and services. 2. Demonstrate ability to apply academic success skills. 3. Demonstrate appropriate problem solving and critical thinking skills. 4. Students will express characteristics of multiculturalism in a learning community. 5. Students will engage in career exploration processes. 6. Students will demonstrate ability to apply time management and financial literacy skills. Prerequisites: Freshman status; participant in structured enrollment; instructor permission. FA, SP
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