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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 will 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 will learn and demonstrate basic library research skill, computer skills, and explore/identify personal learning styles, values, career choice, and attitudes toward diversity. Two hours lecture per week for seven weeks. Required of all first-time EOP students. Credit in some certificates only.

BASK 060 Freshman Seminar

Fall/Spring, 1 credit hour

This course is designed to help students with the
transition into college. Topics will include a study
behavior inventory, goal setting, time management,
campus resources, learning styles, test taking, note
taking, memorization strategies, and other information
useful in becoming a successful college student.
Two hours laboratory per week. Admission into this
class is by permission of the instructor. Graduation
credit for some certificates only.

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.