Course Catalog : Subject Area

Student Development Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
SDV 100 College Success Skills
(1 credit) Encourages contacts with other students and staff. Assists students toward college success through information regarding effective study habits, career and academic planning, and other college resources available to students. May include English and math placement testing. Strongly recommended for beginning students. Required for graduation. Lecture 1 hour per week.
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment
(2 credits) Provides experience in resume writing, preparation of applications, letters of application, and successfully preparing for and completing the job interview. Assists students in identifying their marketable skills and aptitudes. Develops strategies for successful employment search. Assists students in understanding effective human relations techniques and communication skills in job search. Lecture 2 hours per week.
SDV 107 Career Education
(1 credit) Surveys career options available to students. Stresses career development and assists in the understand of self in the world of work. Assists students in applying decision-making to career choice. Lecture 1 hour per week.
SDV 108 College Survival Skills
(2 credits) Provides an orientation to the college. Introduces study skills, career and life planning. Offers an opportunity to engage in activities aimed at self-discovery. Emphasizes development of "coping skills" such as listening, interpersonal relations, competence, and improved self- concept. Recommended for students enrolled in developmental courses.