Improving Individual Skills

Program #37673

The Improving Individual Skills Certificate Program is designed to equip students with the skills necessary for everyday living and employment preparation. Students will receive contextualized instruction in basic consumer skills, budgeting, finance, writing and reading so that they are more prepared live and work independently in the community.

Core Courses
DSPS 440 Improving Skills: Consumer Skills60
DSPS 444 Improving Skills: Functional Writing Skills60
DSPS 446 Improving Skills: Reading Comprehension Skills60
Total Hours180
First Year
Fall TermHoursWinter TermHoursSpring TermHours
DSPS 44060DSPS 44460DSPS 44660
 60 60 60
Total Hours 180

DSPS 440 60 Hours Improving Skills: Consumer Skills

This course is geared for students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities, and designed to improve consumer skills. (Apportionment)

DSPS 444 60 Hours Improving Skills: Functional Writing Skills

This course is designed to improve everyday writing skills of students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities. (Apportionment)

DSPS 446 60 Hours Improving Skills: Reading Comprehension Skills

This course is designed to improve reading comprehension skills of students with developmental, psychiatric or learning disabilities. (Apportionment)