Aug 08, 2020
COL 200 - TRIO Summer Bridge 3 Credits
Students participate in instruction based, interactive and group learning activities that support building their academic, transfer, community support and financial literacy competencies preparing them to successfully transfer.
Designed to Serve TRIO requests that the Summer Bridge program serve current HCC students enrolled in TRIO. TRIO serves students that are first-generation, low-income and students that have documented disabilities. TRIO students intend to transfer to 4-year colleges. Our intention is to assist these students in preparing to transition and transfer on to a 4-year college.
Active Date 2012-07-24
Grading System Decimal Grade
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-3
Class Limit 33
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
This three-week Summer Bridge course is designed to introduce TRiO students to tools to further writing development and enhance the college experience while at Highline. The course will provide an opportunity for students to explore college success strategies, build community and develop the skills necessary to become a master student. Specific emphasis will be placed on identity development, campus resources, success strategies, study skills, transfer information and cross cultural communication.
Provide instruction to familiarize students with the transfer process and assign the mandatory documents students will need to successfully transfer.
-Demonstrate knowledge of college success skills such as time management, educational planning, study skills and utilizing resources.
-Identify personal values and unique skills/qualities and apply these towards academic and career goals.
-Plan for transfer to 4-year institutions by researching schools and programs/majors and apply and produce documentation necessary for application.
-Demonstrate that you can write a college personal statement with a thesis, at least three body paragraphs, each with a topic sentence and support, and a conclusion.
-Produce writing that demonstrates your personal speech style and your values
-Produce writing that reflects on your own identity and your goals.
-Produce writing that demonstrates cultural competence: awareness that your audience is diverse and will hear you better if they feel respected.
-Demonstrate knowledge of budget management and personal finance
-Demonstrate an understanding of the cost of attendance for 4 year colleges and how the costs break down
-Produce a personal budget of your current financial situation and a sample budget of a student at a 4-year college
-Demonstrate knowledge of loans, grants and scholarships
Timeline ( schedule more specific dates)
Synchronization of the Curriculum
Hiring of Faculty
Training on TRIO population and community needs (TRIO)
Provide past syllabus
Math and Budgeting section
Speaker Scheduling (TRIO and Faculty)
Scheduling and Enrollment
Student Learning Outcomes
-Become familiar with Highline’s student services, faculty, and staff.
-Learn basic concepts related to culture and diversity, and cultural experiences other than one’s own.
Expand competency in personal budgeting and financial literacy including financial aid awards, cost of attendance and creating a personal budget
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