Study Skills, Counseling, and Library Courses
College of Marin offers a variety of courses designed to help
students develop and refine study skills, research techniques,
planning. Consider taking some of the courses in
the following areas to insure your success in college.
To determine which courses might best support your success, make an appointment
to see a counselor:
- General Counseling,
SS212. Tel: (415) 485-9432
- Disabled Students Program,
DS101. Tel: (415) 485-9406
Help with improving Computer Skills
- CIS 116 – An introduction to personal computers and their
- BOS 44, 120– Self-paced computer keyboarding classes to
build skill and speed. Check with the Lab instructors for placement.
with learning English as a Second Language
- Courses are offered at all skill levels. Take a placement
test to determine where to start and speak with the ESL office
for dates and information. 485-9642, HC124
Help finishing your High School Education (degree)
- A self-paced non-credit class, which prepares you to complete your GED.
Help with Math
Help with Reading and Writing
- Most review math courses are taught both in a classroom and
a self-paced lab format, including basic math & algebra.
- MATH 25 – A half unit course designed to help you deal with fears
- MATH 95 – A 2 unit class to review math basics such as fractions,
decimals, square roots and percents.
- ENG 12 – A 1 unit class to help with reading and thinking in math.
- Eng 10-18 – One-unit classes to review specific skills such
as punctuation, sentence structure and reading college textbooks.
- ENG 70-97 – Self-paced courses taught in the English
lab to review grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, reading comprehension.
- ENG 62-120 – Take an English placement test to see which
of these writing and reading classes are the correct level for
you. ENG 120 is the required course for graduation for many College
of Marin degrees.
Help with Science
- BIO 99/GEO 99– This course covers basic scientific
principles and concepts of both physical and life sciences
to prepare for success in other college level science courses.
Help with Study Skills
- LIB 110 & 115– These self-paced courses
teach basic skills needed for library research required in
many college classes
- SOC SCI 125– Introduces college-level research and writing for
students in the social sciences. Helps students learn how to research and write
- COUN 125– A one unit class that reviews study techniques needed
for succeeding in college, including note taking, text book reading, test preparation,
time management and memory strategies.
- COUN 114– A UC transferable college orientation course which focuses
on Academic & Career Planning; Study Skills and Self-understanding.
- COUN 115– Assists students with planning for a successful transfer.
- COUN 130/133B– Courses to help you select a college major and
You may also review the current schedule for additional classes.
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