Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 05, 2020  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 040 International Student Success

2 credits
New and returning international students will learn the necessary skills to be successful in an American academic environment. Course topics include maintaining immigration status, campus resources, academic success strategies, and cross-cultural understanding.

Prerequisites: Instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain how to use the Canvas platform
  • List campus resources and support services
  • Explain college academic policies
  • Communicate and collaborate with peers in an academic setting
  • Explain cultural communication specific to the US
  • Explain academic integrity and plagiarism
  • Identify and use credible research databases
  • Navigate health insurance website
  • Locate local resources (hospitals, libraries, banks, police station, etc)
  • Explain different employment options for international students
  • Explain how to maintain student visa status

Total Hours: 20 Lecture Hours: 20