Catalog 2017-2018 
    Nov 17, 2018  
Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSD 100 College Success in Information Technology

2 credits

This course provides students with the resources needed to make an informed decision about future education and career goals and to make those goals a reality. It provides an orientation to the educational options and professional opportunities in the study of computer science. Students will develop academic and personal skills, as well as attitudes that promote success in college study.

Required first-quarter course for all new Associate in Computer Science DTA/MRP students.

Prerequisites: ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher) and ABED 046  (or placement into ENGL 093  or higher)

Quarters Offered: Summer, Spring

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

  • Develop goals for college study and identify strategies (including financial, time, stress, and health management) to achieve them
  • Distinguish among different fields related to computer science
  • Prepare an academic plan leading to an associate degree and successful transfer in computer science
  • Outline the specific job opportunities and educational requirements in at least one field of computing
  • Demonstrate attitudes and learning strategies that promote success in computer science
  • Successfully navigate campus resources and services including the college website, learning management system, student financial services, and various student support services
  • Define, explore, and discuss the importance of ethics and diversity in today’s classroom and community

Total Hours: 20 Lecture Hours: 20