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Success Studies

At the Academic Success Center, we provide study strategies through success courses to equip you with methods that will strengthen your academic experience


Academic Success Courses

MENT 101 – Mentoring for University Transition

  • 1-credit hour
  • Course for first semester freshmen

This course is designed to provide instruction in study strategies and life skills basic to the successful transition to the university. Within a small group setting, instructors will mentor students in their understanding and application of these concepts.

ASCS 101 – Theory for Academic Success

  • 1-credit hour
  • Course for second-semester freshmen and sophomores

This course is designed to equip students with the theoretical study strategies necessary for success at the college level. It teaches self-management skills such as organization and time management as well as learning strategies including memory and test-taking. Students are also encouraged to discover their individual learning style preferences and implement personal study strategies learned into their study sessions.

ASCS 103 – Practical Application for Academic Success

  • 1 credit hour
  • Course for Upperclassmen

This course is designed to move students from theoretical study skills to practical application of skills essential to college success such as organization, time management, metacognition, and a thorough understanding of the university resources available to them. Students will identify their goals and also their weaknesses keeping the from achieving their goals and implement specific strategies accordingly.

ASCS 105 – Accountability for Academic Success

  • 1-credit hour
  • Course for upperclassmen

This course provides weekly accountability through one-on-one mentoring by the professor. It also teaches strategies that will enable students to apply college learning skills to their current courses. It is designed to foster an awareness of current academic progress and to encourage the motivation and responsibility necessary for academic success.

Other Success Courses

ASCS 301 – Soft Skills Training for Employment Success

  • 1-credit hour
  • Offered both residentially and online

This course is designed to train students in the soft skills necessary for success in the work place, such as emotional intelligence, self-awareness, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, teamwork, flexibility, and critical thinking.


More CASAS Course Offerings

Technical Studies

Get formal trades skills training approved by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). You’ll be equipped to pursue an apprenticeship toward journeyman and state certification.

Eagle Scholars

The Eagle Scholars Program provides high achieving students with leadership training and professional experience, while improving academic knowledge and fostering a sense of community.

 

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