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IS 103: Introduction to College (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is designed to orient first-time students to a college setting. Students will learn (1) the tools, techniques, methods, procedures, processes, skills, resources, and attitudes for success; (2) the programs and services of a postsecondary institution of higher education; and (3) to design a personal, comprehensive, postsecondary academic plan. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Placement in ENG 22 or higher or consent of instructor.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use the tools, techniques, methods, procedures, processes, skills, and resources for academic success.
  • Describe the various programs and services of a post-high school institution.
  • Identify short and long-term goals post WCC, and prepare an educational plan to meet those goals.
  • Use college-level note taking, critical reading, test taking, memory, and concentration techniques.
  • Use time-management, personal organization, stress management and study skills.
  • Communicate effectively in writing and in speech.
  • Find information from library, Internet, and other sources.
  • Use strategies to complete out of class work efficiently and effectively.

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page



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page last updated: April 28, 2014

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