Apr 22, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEN 121 - College Listening and Speaking Success Strategies

(3 credits)
In this course, students will gain mastery of listening and speaking skills necessary for taking notes on college lectures and taking part successfully in academic discussions and group projects. This class requires a high level of student responsibility and motivation. Students will spend three hours attending a linked general education course and three hours attending the listening and speaking course, working on skills needed to be successful in the linked course. Students will participate in pre- and post-work from these academic lectures. Class activities include reviewing notes, discussing assigned readings, developing effective time management skills and practicing the steps to complete academic assignments for the linked course. Prerequisite(s):  Students entering this course must have completed and passed Level 4 of the Intensive English Program or obtained a proficiency score on the iTEP (or another language assessment). Students can also be placed into these courses based on assessments such as standardized testing scores Fall, Spring, Summer. Required for IEP program students; others by approval of the Director for the Center for Academic Success