Developing essential college skills. Aims of BYU, values and goals, sound thinking skills. Learning styles and adjustment to college courses. College requirements and planning. Designed specifically for provisionally accepted Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) students. Successful completion required for formal admission into the BGS program.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: Understanding the Aims of a BYU Education
Lesson 2: Improving Test-Taking Strategies
Lesson 3: Increasing Awareness of Your Preferred Learning Style
Lesson 4: Enhancing Basic Study Skills
Lesson 5: Developing Meaningful Thinking Techniques
Lesson 6: Understanding and Managing Stress
Lesson 7: Investigating Time Management and Self-Motivation
Lesson 8: Autobiography, Graduation Plan, and Portfolio Assignment Submission