College Success (COLS)

COLS 101 - First Year Seminar. 2 Credits.

Offered at Missoula College. This course is designed to help new students make a successful transition to college and acquire the skills needed to become competent and successful in higher education. Topics include an introduction to campus resources and academic policies; motivation and time management; study skills and learning strategies; critical thinking and problem solving; ethics, diversity and collaboration; information literacy and research. The course culminates with a semester capstone project. Elective credit only. Credit not allowed for both COLS 101 and COLS 103.

COLS 103 - Study & Learning Strategy. 3 Credits.

Offered at Missoula College. This course facilitates the development of skills needed to become competent and successful in higher education. Topics include management of classroom performance, time, and money; memory, listening and note-taking; reading and test-taking strategies; critical thinking and problem-solving; information literacy and research; ethics and diversity; stress management and healthy choices. Elective credit only. Credit not allowed for both COLS 101 and COLS 103.

COLS 191 - Special Topics. 1-6 Credits.

(R-6) Offered autumn and spring. Prereq., consent of instr. Experimental offerings of visiting professors, experimental offerings of new courses, or one-time offerings of current topics.

COLS 295 - Peer Tutoring Training. 2 Credits.

Offered every semester at Missoula College, open to Missoula College or Mountain Campus students who have completed at least 1 semester in the course for which they will tutor. Prereq., consent of instructor. Meets in class 1 hour each week (online course supplement), with three hours of tutoring per week in supervised setting required after week 3.