Academic Development Descriptions
BASK 051 COLLEGE SUCCESS STRATEGIES
Fall/Spring, 1 credit hour
This course is designed to help students successfully make the transition to college while developing a sense of responsibility for their own learning. Students practice a set of learning strategies focusing on such topics as time management, note-taking, textbook reading/memory improvement, goal setting, test preparation/taking, and critical thinking. Students learn and demonstrate basic library research skills, computer skills, and explore/identify personal learning styles, values, career choice, and attitudes toward diversity. Two hours lecture/lab per week. Course is required for all first-time EOP students
BASK 291-295, 391-395, OR 491-495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT
Fall/Spring, 1-4 credit hours
An introductory or more advanced exploration of topics not covered or only partially covered by other courses currently available. The course will be specified in the semester class schedule. Students may take two special topics courses for preparatory credit/credit as long as the topic is different.