Introduction to College Overview

two women, one wearing a hijab scarf, holding notebooks and laughing.

One’s philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes . . . and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.

–Eleanor Roosevelt, politician and activist

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Identify differences in class delivery and compare strategies for success in each type
  • Identify differences in types of classes within your degree plan, such as electives and core requirements
  • Explain how to access individual course policies and college-wide policies
  • Identify major college resources and how to use them when needed


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