Course Description

SLS1122 Student Success Course Description (3 credits)
Students learn and apply strategies for success in college and life-long learning. Major topics include setting academic, career and personal goals; effective communication; study strategies; critical thinking; self-discovery; learning styles and mastering Valencia's core competencies. Students develop educational and career plans utilizing college resources.Major Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will identify and evaluate their learning style and use that knowledge to practice effective study strategies across disciplines.
  2. Students will demonstrate critical thinking by analyzing ideas, patterns, and principles related to college and life situations.
  3. Students will use critical thinking skills to identify personal, academic and career goals and construct action plans to achieve them
  4. Students will communicate effectively with individuals and in groups through verbal and written methods.