2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CAPS 127 - College Success for Hispanic Leaders


Credits: 2
Description
The goal of this course is to close the gap between the college completion rates of Hispanics compared to non-Hispanics. Problems unique to Hispanic student achievement will be covered including study skills techniques, short and long term college planning, self-discovery and development of cross-cultural competency in leadership style.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will be able to understand the reasons why Hispanic students succeed in college and how, these skills can be learned.
  2. Students will be able to recognize effective study skills, note-taking, essay writing, and other study aides for college.
  3. Students will be able to develop a college action plan that includes cultural competence, time management, and fiscal resources necessary for success in college.
  4. Students will be able to analyze the contribution of Hispanics in American History.
  5. Students be able to identify the traits of effective leaders.

Prerequisite: None



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