CEO 100 Introduction to College Level Learning • 5 Cr.
General introduction to the cognitive and affective skills needed to succeed in life, education and career: understanding the difference between high school and college expectations to achieve academic success, and development of self-esteem, commitment, responsibility, persistence, respect and positive attitude. Prerequisites: Participant in CEO Program, concurrent enrollment with CEO 101 and 105.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
Demonstrate how to access resources on the internet through in-class and homework assignments.
Develop an education, life and career plan of action that includes short and long-term goals with specific action steps.
Demonstrate ability to analyze skills, interests and personal characteristics to determine a career direction.
Demonstrate ability to access information on career fields, occupations and organizations.
Demonstrate ability to create a focused and effective resume that highlights skills and accomplishments that will attract the attention of employers.
Demonstrate an understanding of transfer and professional/technical degree and certificate programs.
Select a program of study.
Demonstrate an understanding of the college enrollment process.
Identify their primary learning style.
Demonstrate understanding of techniques that enhance their primary learning style.
Demonstrate ability to effectively prepare for and take tests.
Demonstrate ability to read a textbook with improved retention and comprehension.
Demonstrate ability to take effective notes in lectures and from reading materials.
Demonstrate effective time management.
Demonstrate effective personal financial management.
Demonstrate ability to access campus and community resources to maximize learning.
Demonstrate ability to think critically.
Demonstrate ability to effectively produce, assess and communicate ideas.