SKLS - SKILLS

SKLS - 0500   PREPARING FOR SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND CAREER
[2 hours]  This course may be waived by proficiency exam and is graded on an A, B, C, NC basis.  Grades do not apply to the student�s GPA.  Assists students in understanding personal accountability, their strengths, weaknesses, and career  interests, and the university.  Recommended for students entering without a GED.  Prerequisite: (May be waived by proficiency exam)  Corequisite: SKLS 0600 or 0610

SKLS - 0600   FUNDAMENTALS OF READING AND WRITING I
[2 hours]  This course may be waived by proficiency exam and is graded on an A, B, C, NC basis.  Grades do not apply to the student�s GPA.  Assists students in developing basic reading and writing strategies.  Prerequisite: (May be waived by proficiency exam)  Corequisite: SKLS 0500

SKLS - 0610   FUNDAMENTALS OF READING AND WRITING II
[2 hours]  This course may be waived by proficiency exam and is graded on an A, B, C, NC basis.  Grades do not apply to the student�s GPA.   Assists students in developing basic reading and writing strategies with emphasis on essay writing and some academic reading.  Passing grade on departmental exit exam necessary for course credit.  Prerequisite: SKLS 0600 or proficiency exam  Corequisite: SKLS 0500

SKLS - 0700   COLLEGE READING
[3 hours]  This course may be waived by proficiency exam and is graded on an A, B, C, NC basis.  Grades do not apply to the student�s GPA.   Assists students in improving textbook comprehension, study strategies and critical thinking.  Prerequisite: SKLS 0610 or proficiency exam  Corequisite: Choose one -A. Principles of Sociology B. Marriage & Family

SKLS - 0750  REVIEW OF PUNCTUATION AND GRAMMAR
[1 hour]  This course will review basic grammatical and punctuation rules utilizing exercises and student generated writing.  Course is offered as a 71/2 week module.

SKLS - 0970   EFFECTIVE READING
[3 hours]  A transitional course emphasizing college reading strategies as applied to a content course; must be taken with SOC 1010. Course is graded on a PS/NC basis.  Prerequisite: 0610. Corequisite: SOC 1010

SKLS - 1000   GENERAL EDUCATION/COLLEGE ORIENTATION
[1 hour]  Acquaints the new student with the services, policies, procedures and layout of the university, college and department.  Establishes relationships between new students, full-time professors, and peer mentors during this time of adjustment.  Corequisite: Must be taken during first semester of enrollment

SKLS - 1100   INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH
[2 hours]  Assists students in making oral presentations that are organized, targeted to the audience, and delivered well.  Students will deliver a variety and a substantial number of oral presentations.

SKLS - 1110   CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
[2 hours]  This course aids students in developing problem-solving techniques through simulated situations and other activities.

SKLS - 1120   CAREER AND SELF-EVALUATION
[2 hours]  This course offers an opportunity to explore two important considerations in choosing a career:  (1) career opportunities and requirements, (2) individual interests, abilities, skills, needs, values, and goals.

SKLS - 1130   EXPRESSION THROUGH PAINTING & DESIGN
[2 hours]  This course introduces the beginning painter to the methods, materials and tools of the artist.

SKLS - 1140   TECHNICAL ORAL PRESENTATIONS
[1 hour]  Essentials of delivering oral technical presentations.  Awareness of audience, purpose, and presentation techniques are emphasized through required weekly presentations.

SKLS - 1150   COLLEGE STUDY STRATEGIES AND ORIENTATION
[2 hours]  Will teach study strategies and orient students to the University community. Required of all students who need Introductory Writing and a developmental math course but who waive College Reading.

SKLS - 1160   WRITING IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
[1 hour]  This course will assist students in planning, organizing, researching, and revising papers assigned in social science and humanities courses. Students may work on papers assigned for a class in which they are currently enrolled.  Course is offered as a 71/2 week module.

SKLS - 1940   LEARNING THROUGH SERVICE
[2 hours]  Students will be involved four hours a week in various community service projects and analyze and reflect on their experiences through journals, discussion and a final paper in a weekly seminar.

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Last Updated: 5/5/14