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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COL 103 - College Skills

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success. This course emphasizes group and individual academic advising and registration activities.

Course Topics:
  • Campus Resources
  • Time Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Academic Advising
  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing Skills
  • Reading Skills
  • Study Skills
  • Note-Taking Skills
  • Test-Taking Strategies
  • Information Literacy
  • Diversity
  • Learning Styles
  • Career Exploration
  • Public Speaking
  • Financial Literacy

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Notebook
  • Paper
  • Pens
  • Highlighters

Grading System:
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Construct an e-mail with a college e-mail account using proper grammar.
  2. Analyze information to make choices about course schedules.
  3. Evaluate online information for its validity using library resources or the internet.
  4. Complete a project on career choice using career research assignments from the course.
  5. Identify SCC campus resources using SCC Website.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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