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TRIO-SSS College Success Strategies Course

College Success Strategies (CSS) 1 semester hour

College Success Strategies is the quintessential TRIO class. 

Have you ever---

  • felt out of place in college?
  • considered transfering at the end of the semester?
  • worried you didn't have enough money or support for college?
  • regretted some personal choices you've made as student?
  • struggled to communicate well with professors or staff?
  • doubted whether or not you would graduate?


You aren't alone. College Success Strategies can show you how to take responsibility for your success at UCM.  Do more than survive---THRIVE.

AE 1125 - CSS challenges students to examine the behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs that impact their college success. In this class you will discover:

  • why some students graduate and others do not
  • how to take control of your life despite unexpected obstacles
  • strategies to communicate effectively with all types of individuals
  • how to develop a career mentality
  • how to find your "fit" at UCM
  • how to navigate the hidden expectations of college
  • a unique approach to problem solving that is proven to increase your chances of graduation


For exact descriptions, go to the latest Undergraduate Catalog.