Catalog 2014-2015

FSSE 1000 First  3-0-3

This course is designed to introduce first-time college students to the campus resources and academic skills necessary to achieve their educational and career goals. Emphasis is placed on promoting connections between student needs and ATC resources, and the development of college-level learning and success skills (study skills, career exploration, goal planning, time management, financial planning). Through the use of academic strategies and self-discovery, students will acquire knowledge and skills to help them succeed at ATC and in life.  Additionally, this course introduces the fundamental concepts and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software; Internet; utilizing ATC’s learning management system and student information system.

Offered every semester


This course must be taken during new students’ first term of enrollment at Athens Technical College. New students who have earned the minimum of an associate degree or who have successfully completed a minimum of 60 semester credit hours of coursework at another postsecondary institution will be exempted from taking this course.

Syllabus for this course