Success at Southern TRiO SSS offers several free classes to students enrolled in the TRiO Student Support Services program. College Success classes have been developed to help facilitate students’ academic and personal success in college. Here is a list of a few of the course offerings:

First Year Focus SAS 199 (Fall Term)

Designed to help freshmen and transfer students to  learn to succeed academically and personally in a university environment. Students will participate in class activities designed to address issues specific to incoming freshmen and transfer students. Students will also heighten understanding of themselves as learners by clarifying academic goals, improving time management skills, study skills, financial planning, collaborative skills, and assessment.

Mastering Your Senior Year SAS 199 ( Fall Term)

Designed to address academic, career, relational and economic issues specific to students holding Junior or senior standing. The course comprises of seminars and in-class work that will result in a completion of a body of work that can be used throughout the year to enhance and support academic and personal success.

Planning for Success SAS 102/103 (Winter, and Spring Terms)

The class provides a dual seminar/study class consisting of development seminars designed to understand and eliminate barriers to success. The course also provides a structured setting in which students may access professional and/or tutoring support to enhance their academic skills and performance.

Leadership SAS 199 ( Winter/Spring Term)

Designed to help students identify thier own leadership style and to understand different leadership styles.  Students will design and create an activity for fellow TRiO students using the skills they will learn that they can use as part of thier future career paths and/or scholarship applications.

Scholarship Class SAS 199 ( Winter Term)

This course will teach students how to successfully write and apply for scholarships. The class will culminate in each student submitting scholarships to the organizations of their choice. 

Careers - Planning Your Future (Spring Term)

The course will help students prepare resumes and learn interview and job seeking skills to use at the annual Job Fair at SOU and for the future.


* Class schedule subject to change - students should check the term schedule to confirm classes are available.


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