HUMA 20
Life Skills for Higher Education


Course Description

A multitude of life skills and strategies for success, with emphasis on attaining professional, personal and academic goals in a diverse society will be addressed. Topics covered include creative and realistic goal setting, academic and life management, cultural relevant learning styles, college and community resources, library and internet use, time management, and techniques to reduce math and science anxiety. Evaluation and application of academic study methods to achieve subject matter mastery. Development of critical thinking skills, and application of reading, writing, note taking and test taking methods to improve personal strategies. Exploration of personal lifestyle and health factors, including the causes and management of stress, as it relates to academic success. Assessment of academic and career goals, selection of majors, and development of education plans.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
24922 HUMA 20 1PD ·T····· 01:00 PM-02:50 PM Liliana Rivera ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-09-21 to 2020-12-11.
Footnotes:

Footnote Information

HUMA-020-1PD: Puente Project Learning Community- This program is designed to help first year students succeed through community- building and linked classes. For more information contact Liliana Rivera at e-mail: riveraliliana@deanza.edu. Concurrent enrollment required in LART-250-1PQ; and EWRT-01A-1PQ. This is an online class with SOME scheduled meetings as noted in the class listing. The rest of the class can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382. The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .


Course Details

Units
4 Units
Hours
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisites

Note
See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Advisory
EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and 273.
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