Student Success Courses

Student Success CoursesPREP & EDUC

Your success is our success! MC's Effective Learning and Basic College Study Skills courses were designed to help our students be successful in college and throughout life.

Student Success at Midland College

Effective Learning

Goals of this class include:

  • Use college-level vocabulary
  • Use personality styles to align with career goals or expectations
  • Use Midland College resources
  • Develop a financial awareness plan for completing college
  • Develop an education plan based on personal and career goals, and financial resources
  • Learn college study skills
Who should take EDUC 1100?

All first-time, full-time college students defined as students with less than 12 hours. Dual credit hours do not count as "college hours.

Who is exempt from EDUC 1100?
  • Students who already possess an associate or higher degree
  • Students who are only enrolled in online courses
  • Students seeking Level I career/technical certificates (See list of MC Level I certificates)
  • Students who are enrolled full-time at another college or university
  • Students taking classes for personal interest
  • Students who took a learning frameworks course at another institution and are transferring to Midland College

Basic College Study Skills

Goals of this class include:

  • Equip students with tools to adjust to college life and specifically to Midland College
  • Introduce students to resources that aid in their educational and extracurricular pursuits
  • Exposure to study skills and life skills that provide an opportunity to learn strategies to cope with the demands of higher education
  • Explore a variety of careers that fit their needs and abilities.

Note: This course is not for college credit but is mandatory for students who fail two or more sections on their TSI exam.


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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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