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College Study Skills Courses

CSS 119 (3-0-3)

ESL for Academic Writing

This course is targeted for the academically and linguistically diverse population of SUNY Schenectady students or prospective students whose first language is not English. The multilevel approach will focus on the common areas of difficulty in second language writing and reading. Its main goal is to enable students to engage in academic work with skills commensurate with those of native speakers.

CSS 126 (3-0-3)

Integrated Reading & Writing I

The course introduces students to active reading strategies and integrates selected readings with writing assignments that focus on sentence and paragraph structure. It also emphasizes the application of appropriate grammar and mechanics.