SLS: Student Life Skills (Lrng)

Courses

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SLS 1101. COLLEGE SURVIVAL SKILLS.

110

COLLEGE SURVIVAL SKILLS Provides students knowledge and skills for college survival. Includes introduction to college and its resources, selected study skills and personal resource management skills. Students identify skill areas and levels they wish to improve. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for up to three hours of credit, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

SLS 1122. NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE.

330

NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE The New Student Experience is designed to assist students in formulating their purpose in life. Through self-discovery, students will investigate their interests, strengths and personal values that align with their educational and career goals. Emphasis is on orientation to college, integrated student success skills, and the development of an individualized education plan. Students will learn and integrate practical applications to communicate across diverse populations.

SLS 1122H. NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE-HONORS.

330

NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE-HONORS Prerequisites: Honors Program permission required. The New Student Experience is designed to assist students in formulating their purpose in life. Through self-discovery, students will investigate their interests, strengths, and personal values that align with their educational and career goals. Emphasis is on orientation to college, integrated student success skills, and the development of an individualized education plan. Students will learn and integrate practical applications to communicate across diverse populations. Students will take action outside the classroom based on creative thinking as it relates to course content.

SLS 1201. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT.

330

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Students will learn and apply proven strategies to become active, responsible and successful learners. Major topics include personal self-responsibility, self- motivation, self-management, self-awareness, interdependence, emotional intelligence, life-long learning, and self-esteem.

SLS 1301. CAREER DEVELOPMENT.

330

CAREER DEVELOPMENT Student develops a personal profile of skills, interests, and values in the process of clarifying career and educational goals. The course activities include self-assessment, exploring occupational options, and developing job search techniques. A model for making career decisions is also included.

SLS 1303. JOB SEARCH.

110

JOB SEARCH A course in which the student learns how to best prepare for seeking employment in their chosen profession. Students will prepare a personal resume and interview request letter, develop a list of potential employers and learn interview strategies. The course will be a combination of lecture, audio/visual aids and class interactions.

SLS 1501H. HONORS SEMINAR.

110

HONORS SEMINAR This seminar will introduce students to a variety of academic topics. The seminar is designed to allow students to explore issues important to self-discovery and intellectual growth, and to understand their role and responsibility in the educational process. This seminar is the required foundation course for students in the Global Studies Track of the Seneff Honors College.

SLS 1570. DIGITAL LEARNING STRATEGIES.

330

DIGITAL LEARNING STRATEGIES This course is designed to equip students with many of the innovative learning technology skills needed to meet the demands of college and professional work expectations in the digital age. Students will research and experience a broad range of digital tools and resources, which will enhance their productivity and efficiency in academic and professional settings. Through an intensive hands-on lab experience, students will increase their digital literacy and use various technologies to develop their information management capacity while creating customized digital study skills and life-management strategies that can be used across academic disciplines and professional industries.

SLS 2261H. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT - HONORS.

330

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT - HONORS Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C in ENC 1101 or ENC 1101H or IDH 1110 This course will provide a basic understanding of leadership theory and group dynamics. Students will focus on leadership through the integration of readings in the humanities, contemporary case studies, film, experiential exercises, and group projects. Course content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors program permission required.

SLS 2711. PEER TUTOR TRAINING.

110

PEER TUTOR TRAINING This course is offered to students who work in a peer tutoring role at the college. This courses will combine Instructional training and tutoring scenarios. This course will combine Instructional training and tutoring scenarios. Tutors will be engaged in a discussion of psychological and learning theories; tutors will learn how to apply these theories along with study coaching and tutoring techniques to help students (tutees) improve their learning and educational experience.

SLS 2930. SELECTED TOPICS IN CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING.

1-3variable

SELECTED TOPICS IN CAREER AND LIFE PLANNING Student develops and explores in depth stated personal objectives and goals as related to potential career areas and life planning. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits provided different topic explored each time, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

SLS 2940. SERVICE LEARNING.

1-4variable

SERVICE LEARNING Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; or department approval This course gives the student the opportunity to grow academically, pre-professionally, personally and civically through participation in a service-learning experience. Students meet real needs in the community by applying knowledge from their courses. Students complete 20 hours of service per credit, complete written reflections, and meet regularly with assigned faculty member. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.

SLS 2940H. SERVICE LEARNING.

1-4variable

SERVICE LEARNING Prerequisite: Minimum 2.0 institutional or overall GPA; or department approval Same as SLS 2940. In addition, course content will satisfy one Honors Program learning outcome. Honors Program permission required. Multiple credit course. May be repeated for credit for a maximum of 4 credits, but grade forgiveness cannot be applied.