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Student Academic Success

The Student Academic Success courses of the Academic Success Programs provide students with instruction and strategies to help them be successful in all subsequent college courses.

Courses Offered:

SAS 0203 On Course for Success 3 Cr. (3 Lec.)
Co-requisites: READ 0513 Critical Thinking through Reading AND ENGL 0163 Introduction to Writing AND a developmental math course MATH 0233, MATH 0234, or MATH 1203.

Designed to help students develop the following skills for success in college and in life:

  • making wise choices;
  • increasing self-motivation,
  • improving time-management;
  • identifying individual learning styles and strategies;
  • working with others;
  • setting effective short- and long-term goals;
  • using available campus resources;
  • learning and using specific strategies for notetaking, test taking, and organizing study materials;
  • using technology to aid learning.


 SAS 0201 Bridge to Success Seminar 1 Cr. (1 Lec.)
Prerequisite: Departmental consent.

Bridge to Success reinforces the following skills to help students succeed in all courses:

  • making wise student choices;
  • implementing effective study strategies;
  • becoming actively engaged in academic courses;
  • developing a plan for success in college; 
  • increasing self-motivation,
  • improving time-management;
  • using available campus resources.


Internet Study Skills Resources

Make your own flash cards for study materials.

Prentice Hall Student Success Supersite
Variety of resources for academic success.

Note-taking Strategies
Strategies for taking better notes over lecture material.

How –
Tips for everything from test taking to dealing with procrastination.