College Success Studies
The mission of CSS is to prepare students for success at Cuesta College. Through the instruction of pre-collegiate, basic skills, and transfer-level coursework emphasizing college readiness, CSS effectively supports students in their efforts to improve foundational and college-readiness skills.
CSS courses and curriculum are designed to provide dynamic and challenging learning opportunities that encourage critical and creative thinking strategies. Our courses support students working toward a variety of educational goals, including transferring to four year institutions, earning certificates or associate degrees and advancing in the workforce.
Finally, the CSS department plays a vital role in college-wide professional development activities to encourage student success and retention strategies across the curriculum.
The CSS department offers a variety of courses some of which have a distance education option. CSS courses include:
- basic skills reading and writing strategies
- learning skills
- college success
- tutor training
- college success support lab
|Course Number||Course Title||Link to Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 025||College Success Studies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 058||Grammar Strategies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 080||Reading Strategies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 085||Writing Strategies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 090||College Reading Strategies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 125||College Learning Strategies||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 168||Tutor Training: Selected Topics||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 225||College Success||Course Outline of Record|
|CSS 768||Tutor Training: Selected Topics||Course Outline of Record|