Courses We Teach

Faculty and Staff in Academic Support instruct students in a number of courses in areas such as study skills, reading comprehension, and critical thinking.


Academic Support course descriptions:

 

ASC 010 College Study Strategies

(3 Cr.)

This is a comprehensive study skills class that covers a wide scope of study strategies from note-taking and test-taking to memory techniques and critical thinking skills. The curriculum utilizes practice, group dynamics, and lecture to enhance learning. Although assessed for three credits, this course does not carry University credit.

 

ASC 012 College Reading

(3 Cr.)

This course provides help in expanding reading comprehension. Students learn to increase their reading at an interpretive level through practice and activities which include group interaction, reading, writing, and oral assignments. Although assessed for three credits, this course does not carry University credit.

 

ASC 014 Applied Study Strategies

(1 Cr.)

The focus of this course is transferring and applying the strategies learned in ASC 010 to content area classes. Activities and tutoring facilitate student application of strategies. Although assessed for one credit, this course does not carry University credit.


ASC 015 Practical Learning Strategies

(1 Cr.)

The focus of this class is applying study and learning strategies to content area classes. Tutoring facilitates student application of strategies. Although assessed for one credit, this course does not carry University credit.

 

ASC 101 Critical Thinking and Learning

(3 Cr.)

This course is designed to foster clear and logical critical thinking skills. An integral part of the course will be concerned with applying critical thinking skills to academic and social situations. Case studies, presentations, group work, journaling, and projects will help students develop and reflect on their ability to think critically. This course carries three full University credits.