Academic Support Center (ASC)

ASC 1070     College Success Skills     2 Credit Hours

Equivalent: IIC 1070,IIC 0570

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1055 or higher (or placement into ESL 1011 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses.)

This course is designed to improve students' academic performance. Students will practice strategies for test taking, textbook study, note taking, memory enhancement and time management. They will be given opportunities to apply these strategies to current course work and personal life situations. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 2


ASC 1072     Textbook Learning Strategies     1 Credit Hour

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1055 or higher (or placement into ESL 1011 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses.)

This course is an introduction to college textbook learning. Students taking this course will practice a variety of strategies aimed at developing their learning from college textbooks. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1


ASC 1074     Lecture Learning Strategies     1 Credit Hour

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1055 or higher (or placement into ESL 1011 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses.)

This course is an introduction to college lecture learning. Students taking this course will practice a variety of strategies aimed at developing their learning from college lectures and discussions. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1


ASC 1076     Critical Thinking Strategies     1 Credit Hour

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1055 or higher (or placement into ESL 1011 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses.)

This course assists students in becoming more proficient critical thinkers. Students will be introduced to and practice some of the most important skills of critical thinking, including the ability to comprehend, analyze and evaluate academic material. Emphasis will be placed on the development and practical application of critical thinking skills to maximize success with textbook and lecture learning, and a variety of assessments. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 1