Program Overview

The Academic Skills course is the ultimate game-changer for students who seek to unlock their full potential and soar beyond expectations in both their academic and professional pursuits. It is a transformative program that is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and tools to thrive in today's competitive environment. The course focuses on critical thinking, critical reading, and presenting a case, which are essential competencies that are highly valued in the academic world and beyond.

Prepare for University Success

Critical thinking lies at the heart of the Academic Skills program. It offers students a chance to master skills such as observing facts, avoiding personal biases and fallacies, analyzing arguments, and employing scientific reasoning. The program offers skills that are transferable to all areas of study and equip students to understand and approach new ideas and concepts. In addition, students develop critical reading skills that help them to identify key concepts, evaluate sources and assess arguments.

Prepare for a Great Career Launch

The Academic Skills course is designed to not only prepare students for academic success but also for success in their careers. Effective critical thinking and writing skills are highly valued in the workplace and can lead to increased job opportunities and career advancement. By mastering these skills, students will be able to communicate ideas effectively, solve complex problems, and make informed decisions.

Learning Outcomes

On the completion of this subject, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills by identifying and analyzing arguments, avoiding fallacies and personal biases, and applying scientific reasoning.
  • Develop strong critical reading skills, including the ability to summarize, synthesize, and evaluate written materials across a range of disciplines.
  • Effectively communicate and present ideas in a variety of formats, including oral presentations and written reports.
  • Apply academic skills to enhance their overall academic performance and prepare for success in their university studies and future careers.
  • Present confidently and speak English more fluently.

Ellen Feig

Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey


At our academy, we provide effortless access to your course syllabus, with a thorough guide that outlines the topics, assignments, and expectations for the course. We recognize the significance of a well-structured and transparent syllabus in attaining academic success, and it is our mission to furnish you with all the essential information to thrive.

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