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ACA 085   Improving Study Skills

This course is designed to improve academic study skills and introduce resources that will complement developmental courses and engender success in college-level courses.  Topics include basic study skills, memory techniques, note-taking strategies, test-taking techniques, library skills, personal improvement strategies, goal setting, and learning resources.  Upon completion, students should be able to apply the techniques learned to improve performance in college-level classes.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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ACA 122  College Transfer Success

This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

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Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 0

Semester Hours Credit: 1

Prerequisite: None

Corequisite: None

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