College and Beyond

CAB 101

Student Success

Course Description

This course is designed to increase students' learning potential and success in college and beyond. Each student will actively explore learning strategies and attitudes that lead to improved grades and employability. Topics covered in the course include college language and resources, time/task planning, critical thinking, study techniques, uses of the e-portfolio, self reflection, and exploring attitudes and dispositions successful students bring to a learning environment. Each student will learn to apply the principles covered in this course to other college course work.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Determine your suitability for online, hybrid, open-entry/open exit, and on-campus instruction.
  • Analyze a course syllabus as a course contract.
  • Explain the importance of Schoolcraft College's Core Abilities and General Education Courses.
  • Evaluate personal barriers regarding your own student success.
  • Identify effective collaboration and group skills.
  • Develop an effective learning system for academic success.
  • Differentiate between short-term, intermediate and long-term information processing (memory) strategies.
  • Explore learning and personality styles, and self reflection.
  • Formulate conclusions from multiple sources of information.
  • Determine appropriate information sources for academic research.
  • Explain the purpose and benefits of an electronic portfolio.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

COLLEGE AND BEYOND; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/11/2015

 101122351Student Success Online3Fichtenberg C$30.0030/31/0Open

COLLEGE AND BEYOND; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 101140105Student Success for LD 3O'Connor C$10.0022/22/0Open
M W 03:00PM-04:20PML110
 101140159Student Success 3Wernholm A$10.0031/31/0Open
W 06:00PM-08:54PMMC035
 101142370Student Success Online3Fichtenberg C$30.0030/31/0Open

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