Required of all new students in the General Studies Program and recommended for all
new students in the college. College Success courses focus on essential academic skills.
Embedded in the course are critical reading and thinking, library research/information
literacy, and other skills, such as note-taking, time management, goal setting, and
career and educational planning. IDS 105 counts as a 3-credit free elective in the
Liberal Arts and other programs. This course is required to be taken by all General
Studies students. Transfer students with 12 credits and 2.7 G.P.A. are exempt from this