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Academic Support Courses

Academic Support Courses

Each of the following ONE CREDIT courses is designed to meet your individual needs by enabling you to begin at your own level and proceed from there.

STSK 1210: University Success

The course content will include techniques for academic success at the university level with emphasis on the individual student’s course work. Subjects to be included are time management techniques, note-taking and listening skills, reading and critical thinking development, and essay and objective test taking tips. Topics of special interest to the individual student may also be included. This course is required for all students who are provisionally accepted to NNU.

STSK 1510: Math Strategies

This course offers a great opportunity to review any level of math, either for an upcoming course (such as Statistics, College Algebra or Calculus) or to prepare to take the Compass exam, the TEAS nursing entrance exam, or a graduate school entrance exam (such as the GRE). The one-to-one structure of the course makes it possible to focus on your specific needs and to get all the questions answered that can help you become a stronger student of math.

STSK 1590: Academic Coaching for Effectiveness

Through academic coaching, students will connect deeper to their own development of self-knowledge and learning in order to improve their effectiveness in school and in a career, creating significant outcomes for their lives.

STSK 1610: English Strategies

This is an individualized writing course tailored to fit your needs, whether they be grammatical, organizational, or with pesky formatting rules. The personal attention you receive from the instructor makes it easy to adapt this course to your major.

STSK1810: Major and Career Exploration

This course is designed to assist students in their major and career exploration process. Activities and course assignments are interactive and reflective in nature, and include self and career exploration, in-class and outside of class activities, usage of career assessment resources, exploration of academic majors and career options.

Computer Applications Courses
Each of the following courses is a self-directed study course. There are no class sessions. Contact Professor Joe Willey for detailed information about these specific courses:

STSK 1320 CA: Introduction to Word
STSK 1330 CA: Introduction to Excel
STSK 1350 CA: Introduction to Power Point