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Course Contents at a Glance

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The following list shows a summary of the topics covered in this course. To see all of the course pages, visit the Table of Contents.

Module 1: Motivating Success

  • Personal Identity
  • Types of Students
  • College Overview
  • Defining Success


Module 2: Goal Setting and Time Management

  • Defining Goals
  • Your Physical Environment
  • Your Use of Time


Module 3: Career Exploration

  • The Big Picture
  • Career Paths
  • College Majors
  • Professional Skill Building
  • Career Development
  • Networking
  • Résumés and Cover Letters
  • Interviewing


Module 4: Social Interaction and Diversity

  • Socializing
  • Diversity and Accessibility
  • Campus and Student Life


Module 5: Thinking and Analysis

  • Patterns of Thought
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • Thinking with Technology


Module 6: Learning Styles and Strategies

  • The Learning Process
  • Class Preparation
  • Class Attendance
  • The Role of Memory
  • Active Learning


Module 7: Study Skills

  • Reading Strategies
  • Writing Strategies
  • Testing Strategies
  • Presentation Strategies
  • Quantitative Strategies


Module 8: Beyond the Classroom

  • Working with Instructors
  • Deep Learning
  • Academic Honesty
  • Evaluating Results


Module 9: Health Management

  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Sleep
  • Substance Abuse
  • Stress
  • Mental Health
  • Sexual Health
  • Safety


Module 10: Financial Management

  • Finances in College
  • Working
  • Saving
  • Budgeting
  • Credit


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