• Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Student Success
  • Course #: CCDS1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to help students identify and develop necessary strategies to enhance life skills and college success. Focused topics will include overcoming barriers to success; study skills, such as time management and note taking; learning styles; college expectations and resources; money management; career exploration; and maintaining physical, mental and emotional health.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Develop time management strategies
Demonstrate money management skills
Identify emotional intelligence strategies
Utilize appropriate college resources
Recognize effective strategies for goal setting
Discover personal learning styles
Define stress management strategies
Develop individualized career and education plan
Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
Employ strategies for test taking and study skills
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
Develop team building strategies

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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