Academic Catalog

College Success for All Classes

Foundation for College Success

Item Number
COLL 101

Learn the skills needed to succeed at Clover Park Technical College. This class is designed to prepare students to succeed in college. This course emphasizes college success strategies, study habits and campus resources. Jump-start your college career with a class that 80% of the students who have taken it say contributed to their success at CPTC. Anyone is welcome in Foundation for College Success, but it is required for certificate- and degree-seeking students with COMPASS placement at or below MAT 082 and/or ENG 082 (68 in reading, 33 in writing). This course requires attendance at an orientation at the start of each quarter in the Student Center, Building 23. Orientation for Winter Quarter is December 12, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

College Success for All

Item Number
COLL 102

College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond.  This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to get students familiar with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers.  The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures.  This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with a component on using SALT for financial planning. Beginning in Fall 2016, this course is mandatory for all new students.


None, but required for all students.

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