Success Central

By enrolling in the Success Central Course (UNIV 1012), you can leave your fears about college behind.  This unique 2 credit hour course is designed to give first-year students a head start with their college experience.  The course introduces students to Central's facilities, services, activities, traditions and academic expectations.  It will also help you establish a sense of community with other new students, faculty and staff.  Classes are kept small and are an excellent way to begin your Broncho experience on the right foot. Some sections of Success Central can even have unique themes while still focused on your success.

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What is Success Central About?

Discipline Knowledge
As a result of this course students will:

  • Adapt and apply appropriate academic strategies to their courses and learning experiences.
  • Identify and apply strategies to effectively manage time and priorities.
  • Identify relevant academic polices, processes, and procedures related to advising, course planning, major exploration, and Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) management.

Research, Creative and Scholarly Activities
As a result of this course students will:

  • Demonstrate how to effectively evaluate information sources and utilize University library and information systems for academic inquiry.
  • Use written and oral communication to discover, develop, reflect upon, and articulate ideas and viewpoints.

As a result of this course students will:

  • Identify appropriate campus resources and opportunities that contribute to their educational experience, goals, and campus engagement.
  • Develop and apply skills that contribute to building positive relationships with peers, staff and faculty.

Service Learning and Civic Engagement
As a result of this course students will:

  • Describe and demonstrate principles of responsible citizenship within and beyond the campus community.
  • Describe what it means to be a Broncho in context of the history, traditions, and culture of the University.

Health and Wellness
As a result of this course students will:

  • Describe processes, strategies, and resources, and explain the implications of their decisions, related to their overall wellness.

Global and Cultural Competencies
As a result of this course students will:

  • Examine how their background and experiences impact their values and assumptions and explain the influence these have on their relationships with others.
  • Describe concepts of diversity and recognize diverse perspectives.