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Housatonic CCS 1001: College and Career Success

About CCS 1001

This first-year student success course focuses on matters related to the transition to college and beyond, as well as attitudes that will lead to success. As a student in this class, you will explore your values, intelligences, and learning preferences while you develop goal setting, time management, and critical thinking skills.

You will be introduced to college resources including use of electronic tools such as myCTState and Blackboard. You will also engage in career exploration using career software and library resources to write a research paper focusing on preferred career choice.

This library guide will help you complete your CCS 1001 research assignments.

It contains information on career resources and information literacy skills such as:

  • Help finding the right career path for YOU
  • Selecting a topic for your research paper
  • How to search for and access information inside and outside of the library
  • Evaluating the information you find
  • Citing your sources

Please reach out to the librarians at Housatonic if you would like assistance with your research.  You can click the "Chat with us" icon on this page, you can text us at (860) 407-6081, or stop by in Lafayette Hall rm B144!