Academics

    COL

    COL 101  College Orientation  (1-0-1)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

    COL 103  College Skills  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  Placement in RDG 100 or higher
    This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

    COL 105  Freshman Seminar  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    Prerequisite:  Placement into ENG 101
    This course is a study of the purposes of higher education and provides a general orientation to the functions and resources of the college. The course is designed to help freshmen adjust to the college community, develop a better understanding of the learning process, and acquire essential academic survival skills.

    COL 107 Computer Literacy Skills for College Success  (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course is designed for students who need an introduction to computer literacy and word processing skills in order to develop or improve basic keyboarding and to use the computer for self-paced computer-based and web-based instruction and communication.

    COL 108  Basic Graphing Calculator Skills  (1-0-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    Prerequisite:  MAT 032 or satisfactory placement
    This course includes the following topics: understand the menus, use basic arithmetic functions, solve equations, explore and evaluate functions, draw on a graph, use geometry features, use basic probability and statistics functions, set up matrices, link calculators, use applications and fix error. This course is designed to acquaint students with features of the required calculators for transferable math courses and should be taken just prior to enrollment in, or concurrent with, one of those courses.  Separate sections will be offered for courses utilizing the TI 83/84 and the TI 89.

    COL 111 E-Learning Success  (1-0-1)
    Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters
    This course provides an introduction to the online learning management system, basic computer skills, information literacy, time management skills, and learning resources to enhance student success in an electronic learning environment.

    COL 205 Leadership Seminar (3-0-3)
    Offered Fall and Spring Semesters
    This course is a study of the foundational skills needed to assume leadership roles in academic, professional, and personal settings. Topics include information literacy, financial literacy, stress and conflict management, critical thinking, and employability skills. A portfolio will be completed.