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COL 098 - HSC College Success Seminar

3 Credits
Helps students better understand the college experience and develop tools for academic and personal success. Topics include study skills, goal setting, college policies and resources, academic and career planning, time management, relationships and self-empowerment, and discussing controversial issues and topics. Some class sections will focus on a special theme or introduce students to particular majors/career fields.


Designed to Serve This course is designed for students in the high school completion program. COL 098 will be particularly helpful for students new to higher education and/or lacking in proper preparation for academic success.
Active Date 2014-09-03

Grading System Decimal Grade
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-3
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
I. Introduction to the course II. What is college all about? What must you know and do? III. Highline Community College: Policies and Resources IV. Understanding ourselves and our goals: Planning for success V. Study skills and time management VI. Using this information on a daily basis VII. What transferrable skills will help you excel in all of your courses? VIII. Why is your ability to communicate effectively about issues/topics important?

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate an understanding of the policies and resources at Highline.

Show awareness of self,academic and career goals, and an ability to plan for success.

Demonstrate an ability to develop meaningful relationships with faculty members and their peers for a healthy academic support structure.

Demonstrate an ability to use study and time management skills effectively.

In themed sections: Show knowledge of issues which are the focus of the course section and/or potential majors/career fields.

Communicate topics and issues effectively in a multi-cultural classroom setting that propels the learning in the classroom

Provide sound and logical reasoning to support arguments orally and written

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