Title Body
Oceanography/GE
OCN-110
An introduction to the geological and physical aspects of the oceans. Involves a survey of beaches and other coastal features, the origin and history of the ocean basins, waves, currents, tides, and the physical and chemical properties of seawater.
Strategies For Success
ORI-101
Comprehensive success course designed for students to develop and enhance their academic and personal skills. Emphasis is placed upon promoting a successful college experience through improved study skills, critical thinking skills, and general life skills. Topics include: self aware- ness, career exploration, college resources/ policies, memory techniques, test-taking strategies, note-taking, time management, goal setting. learning styles, technology, values clarification, community involvement, and effective communication. The course will encourage students to examine their own behaviors, expecta- tions, and attitudes to help them exercise more effective strategies for success.
First Course
ORI-102
An online orientation designed to prepare individ- uals for taking online courses: basic computer tools, online library resources, World Wide Web navigation, search engines, Blackboard, email, discussion boards, chat rooms, file organization, time management, and effective communication techniques.
Decision Making
ORI-105
Helps students identify their values, gather pertinent information that would affect their decisions, analyze the gathered information, and implement a strategy to make and carry-through decisions. Various teaching methods are employed including discussions, exercises; role-playing, out-of-class activities, and simulations. Classes will meet twice weekly for five consecutive weeks.