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Applied Study Strategies Course -
This hands-on course is designed for
students who are in good academic standing and interested in further developing their
abilities in the specific areas of study skills and time management. Students enrolled in
this course will gain a greater understanding of the learning process and will be able to
identify and use strategies that meet their preferred learning style. Students will apply
these strategies to their current credit courses to develop advanced proficiency as active
learners. Additionally, students will receive support through individualized coaching sessions.
[ASCS-061] Credit 0 (F, S)
(New in Fall 2013) Critical Math Skills Course -
This course is offered to RIT students
who wish to strengthen their math skills before enrolling in or while taking an RIT credit math course.
The class consists of a self-review or remediation of prerequisite math concepts with which students may
find themselves struggling. A customized list of review topics called a Study Plan will be created based
on an initial math assessment that focuses on basic Algebra, Trigonometry, Precalculus and introductory
Calculus. An instructor is present to enhance students’ math study skills as well as deepen their understanding
of math concepts. This course requires meeting with a Student Support Specialist in the Academic Support
Center prior to enrollment. Please contact the ASC for additional details.
[ASCS-072] Credit 0 (F, S)
Insights on Success Course -
This course provides students who are academically at risk or
probationary an opportunity to gain foundational insight into their learning process and learn basic study
strategies, how they are used, and why they are valuable. Through individualized coaching, journal writing,
and presentation, students will set and monitor goals, reflect on their learning process and source(s) of
motivation. Students will report progress on organization, time management, and study skills. Discussion
topics include the 10 scales found within the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI).
[ASCS-062] Credit 0 (F, S)
(New in Fall 2013) Study Strategies Lab (prerequisites apply) -
hands-on course is designed for students interested in maintaining their study strategies and organizational
skills with regular support and feedback from an instructor. Sessions will consist of a brief overview of a
study strategy topic followed by time for students to study for their current courses. Topics include textbooks
and lecture notes, creating and using study aids, test preparation, time management techniques, organizational
tools, and test taking/test anxiety strategies.
[ASCS-063] Credit 0 (F, S)
YearOne Course -
The YearOne course serves as an interdisciplinary catalyst for first-year students to access campus resources,
services and opportunities that promote self-knowledge, leadership development, social responsibility and life
skills awareness and application. YearOne is also designed to challenge and encourage first-year students to
get to know one another, build friendships and become an integral part of the campus community.
[ASCS-010] Credit 0 (F)
To learn more about YearOne, please visit the YearOne Page.