Life Skills for Higher Education

Course Description

A multitude of life skills and strategies for success, with emphasis on attaining professional, personal and academic goals in a diverse society will be addressed. Topics covered include creative and realistic goal setting, academic and life management, cultural relevant learning styles, college and community resources, library and internet use, time management, and techniques to reduce math and science anxiety. Evaluation and application of academic study methods to achieve subject matter mastery. Development of critical thinking skills, and application of reading, writing, note taking and test taking methods to improve personal strategies. Exploration of personal lifestyle and health factors, including the causes and management of stress, as it relates to academic success. Assessment of academic and career goals, selection of majors, and development of education plans.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
48409 HUMA 20 02Y M·W···· 10:00 AM-11:50 AM Cathy Phongsamran MCC-13

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-05-22 to 2023-06-30.
HUMA D020.01: This is a six week class in-person class that meets on campus from 5/22/23 - 6/30/23.

Course Details

4 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 4
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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