This course is designed for students interested in further developing and practicing their skill in studying and time management. Students enrolled in this course will gain a greater understanding of the learning process through guided practice and will be able to identify and use strategies that incorporate their learning preferences. Students will practice and apply these strategies to their current credit courses to develop advanced proficiency as active learners. Additionally, students will receive support through individual coaching sessions.
Study Strategies Lab
This hands-on course is designed for students interested in maintaining and practicing their study strategies and organization skills with regular support and feedback from an instructor. Enrolled students should expect to review habits and goals as they relate to academic success including time management, study skills, and motivation. Prerequisites apply.
Essential Study Techniques
Designed with multiple start points in the semester, this course is geared toward students who are not experiencing success in their current credit courses due to study skills, time management, and/or academic organization. Students enrolled in this course will explore and practice essential study techniques and time management skills as they relate to the current credit courses in which students are enrolled. This course is not designed for students whose academic struggles are caused by attendance or participation challenges.
Critical Math Skills
A course offered to RIT students who wish to strengthen their math skills before registering for or while taking an RIT credit math course; class consists of a self-review or remediation of prerequisite math concepts in which a student 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 provide adequate support 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. *Note: Please contact the ASC for additional details*
Critical Trigonometry is a course offered to develop or enhance students' trigonometric skills before registering or while taking an introductory calculus course. This course will cover a variety of topics from trigonometry such as measures of angles, trigonometric ratios, right triangle trigonometry, trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometry identities, formulas, and trigonometric equations.