Educ. College Success (EDCS)

EDCS 0101
Educational College Success

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0   OTH HRS:0

This course examines the psychology of learning and success. It examines factors that underlie learning, success, and personal development in higher education. Topics covered include information processing, memory, strategic learning, self-regulation, goal setting, motivation, educational and career planning, and learning styles. Techniques of study such as time management, listening and note taking, text marking, library and research skills, preparing for examinations, and utilizing learning resources are covered. This course includes college orientation and developments of students' academic skills that apply to all disciplines. This course is a requirement for all first-time developmental students who are not TSI complete. This course is required of all students (including transfer students) with grade point averages below 2.0. It is not required for students enrolled in a certificate program (42 or fewer semester credit hours or equivalent) or for students who are TSI exempt.

Prerequisite: None.