Dec 02, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TRANS 065 - College Readiness I - Intro to Success

7.5 credits

Appropriate CASAS scores.

This course will enhance a student’s reading, writing, speaking, listening and employability knowledge in a context of transitioning along a pathway to a degree or employment. Content emphasized in class includes time and money management, short and long term goals, selfawareness, resources, and information literacy. This course is designed to increase a student’s mastery of the personal and educational skills and knowledge necessary to reach personal, educational and employability goals.

Course Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will:

Demonstrate literal and inferential reading/listening skills for comprehension and vocabulary development:

  • Use critical thinking skills to determine which study and test preparation strategies are most useful for them
  • Have the ability to create a time management plan that demonstrates the ability to balance the priorities of their life and college, including how to manage stress

Communicate clearly and effectively:

  • Demonstrate help-seeking behavior daily
  • Be able to create and effectively communicate information with technology

Demonstrate skills in mathematical reasoning and application:

  • Develop a funding plan for college; complete the financial aid application process

Apply technology to enhance learning:

  • Be able to show an enhanced understanding of technology and Canvas including how to do assignments, quizzes, discussions and sending a message
  • Be able to use technology to find and evaluate information

This course does not meet any degree requirements.

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