CLSK 100 College and Life Skills 1R-0L-1C F Prereq: None
This course will assist first-year students in acquiring skills that will facilitate a smooth transition from high school to college and will empower students to be successful at Rose-Hulman and beyond. Throughout the course, students will learn more about themselves as well as Rose-Hulman faculty, staff, and resources that will assist in creating a positive educational experience.
CLSK 121 College English 4R-OL-4C Prereq: Consent of Instructor
Focuses on understanding the basic patterns and conventions of writing, enhancing reading skills and written comprehension, and improving verbal communication and oral comprehension. This course is intended for students for whom English is a second language. Students required to take CLSK121 must successfully complete the course prior to taking RH131.
CLSK 122 English Language and Culture in Academic Texts 3R-3L-4C Prereq: Consent of instructor required
Reviews English grammar and introduces and develops deeper understanding of academic vocabulary. Familiarizes students with essential essay structures in academia. Introduces academic readings in select topics of academic concern in American socio-culture. The course does not satisfy any Rose-Hulman degree requirement.
CLSK 123 English Language in Academic Research and Composition 3R-3L-4C Prereq: Consent of instructor required
Introduces students to formal research and composition of research papers. Strengthen students’ formal research and writing skills for research papers. Guides students through readings in academic journals and articles. The course does not satisfy any Rose-Hulman degree requirement.
CLSK 124 English Language and Culture in Academic Speech, Presentation, and Argumentation 3R-3L-4C Prereq: Consent of instructor required
Emphasizes fluency in spoken English. Rehearses academic vocabulary. Prepares students for academic presentations including technology. Develops students’ academic listening and note-taking skills focusing on topics of American socio-cultural study. Introduces students to Socratic discussion and argumentation. The course does not satisfy any Rose-Hulman degree requirement.
CLSK 125 English Rhetoric and Culture in Academia 3R-3L-4C Prereq: Consent of instructor required
Prepares students for full-length lectures in courses related to their majors, focusing on oral rhetoric devices. The course does not satisfy any Rose-Hulman degree requirement.