Jun 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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OR 1910 - Strategies for International Student Success

1 lecture hours 0 lab hours 0 credits
Course Description
This course is designed to help international undergraduate students develop the necessary skills to become independent learners and successful MSOE students. The course will present a variety of academic study skills so students are better prepared to be successful in their classes. It will also focus on acculturation: what it takes to be successful in an American university and comfortable living in a new culture. Through class discussion and weekly activities, students will learn to feel at home in a new academic and social environment. (prereq: none)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Develop and apply the learning strategies necessary for their academic success
  • View learning as a process that can be planned and monitored
  • Know what supports are available to aid in their academic success
  • Understand how to effectively interact with their peers and professors
  • Better understand the existence and impact of cultural differences in an out of the classroom
  • Evaluate and make decisions that will positively impact their studies at MSOE
  • Plan for long term success, in college and in the workforce
  • Recognize and avoid all forms of academic dishonesty

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Katie Toske

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