CCOG for CG 103 Summer 2024

Course Number:
CG 103
Course Title:
College Survival and Success: Self-Management
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Course Description

Focuses on the role of self-management as a means for creating college success. Continues to develop skills for navigating a culturally diverse learning environment and accessing college resources and services. Third course in a series (CG101-103). Completion of CG 101-102-103 is equivalent to CG 100. Prerequisites: CG 101. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion, students should be able to:

  1. Use concepts of self-management, time management, and money management to achieve academic and personal goals.
  2. Employ stress management techniques to achieve academic and personal success.
  3. Incorporate awareness of diversity and cultural differences to participate fully in college and community.

Course Activities and Design

  1. Use student resources to create a year-long academic plan.
  2. Apply a decision-making model to academic choices.
  3. Create a financial budget and a time budget.
  4. Incorporate awareness of diversity and cultural differences through case studies, simulations, video & discussion, and guest speakers.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Assess students’ ability to access resources and use them effectively (via a worksheet, quiz, presentation, etc.).
  2. Assess students’ ability to apply a decision-making model, identify a problem, generate solutions, apply solution(s) and assess outcome.
  3. Assess students’ ability to apply self-management tools for use in managing resources (money, time, etc.).
  4. Assess students’ ability to reflect on issues of diversity and cultural differences through use of journals, activities, and discussion.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Academic planning and goal setting
  • College calendar
  • Important dates and deadlines
  • Paying for college
  • Managing and creating positive relationships in a diverse college environment
  • College/campus resources: multicultural center, women’s resource center, TRIO, computer labs, math lab, College Success Center, writing lab
  • Student services: financial aid, advising, counseling, career resource center, job placement, cooperative education
  • College policies