SLS 1501 – College Study Success Skills


General Education Credit: Elective
College Credit: 3

Course Instructors: Andreas VanDenend and Meredith Beaupre
Andreas VanDenend and Meredith Beaupre
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About The Course

This is an introductory college skills course. We will be looking at how to be successful in college. This includes a number of topics including: taking notes, studying tips, how to become a better writer, information about the UF Honor Code, writing a resume, interviewing, and how to pick a major.

This is a general study skills course that will teach and review techniques that will help you become a successful college student. The course emphasizes developing critical thinking, reading, and writing skills. Additionally, students will learn about resources available at the University of Florida, academic integrity, and best practices for studying and learning.

Course Goals

This course will help you:

  • Identify your academic strengths and weaknesses and your preferred learning style
  • Manage your time more effectively and efficiently
  • Become a better listener and note taker
  • Become a better reader and writer
  • Plan, draft, revise, edit, and proofread an essay
  • Examine material critically
  • Begin thinking about your career by developing a resume

Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Elective
High School Credit: 0.5