College Success Skills Course

 

University College College Success Skills Course

The College Success Skills course at Southern University and A&M College introduce first time freshman into our academic community and engage them in the process of scholarly inquiry. This course is a required, two-credit course for first year students. College Success Skills and other first year experience initiatives exist to implement a successful transition for first-year students at Southern University and Agricultural &Mechanical College. Furthermore, this class establishes the foundation for gaining knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for academic success on The Bluff and beyond.  This course meets twice a week for 50 minutes and includes a mandatory study hall. All College Success Skills courses are located on the 3rd Floor of W.W. Stewart Hall. Be sure to check your course schedule for the exact room number and Instructor. Be sure to log into Moodle daily for class updates. Good Luck!

College Success Common Read: Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

"Your habits determine your destiny." Stephen R. Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students assist SUBR first year scholars with a mindset change and tapping into their full potential. Southern Univeristy students and faculty have thoroughly enjoyed the 7 habits all while acheiving daily private victories and having an abundance mentality. Most importantly, the synergy inside and outside of the classroom has created unwavering relationships that yields consistent deposits in the Emotional Bank Accounts of other people. 

7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

  1. Habit #1: BE PROACTIVE

  2. Habit #2: BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND

  3. Habit #3: PUT FIRST THINGS FIRST 

  4. Habit #4: THINK WIN-WIN

  5. Habit #5: SEEK FIRST TO UNDERSTAND, THEN TO BE UNDERSTOOD 

  6. Habit #6: SYNERGIZE 

  7. Habit #7: SHARPEN THE SAW
Additional Topics Discussed
  • University History
  • Time Management
  • First Year Engagement
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Campus Support Systems
  • Self Discovery 
  • Major/Concentration Exploration
  • Career Exploration
  • Professionalism 
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Self-Awareness
  • Effective Decision Making
Outcomes of this Course

Students gain strong academic skills, effective life skills, and a compelling reason to stay in school.?

WHAT IS YOUR PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENT? 

We look forward to hearing all about your personal mission statement(s) in your College Success Skills course! 

 

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