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Adults in Transition

Adults in Transition Program

A program for adult students who are resuming their education.

Manchester Community College welcomes all adult learners. In fact, to make it easy for you to acclimate to taking courses at our college, our Adults in Transition services will help you:

  • Finish a degree or certificate that you started years ago
  • Advance in your current job by gaining new skills
  • Retrain and develop skills needed to change careers
  • Increase your earning potential

Our services are aimed at guiding you through the college process, identifying your academic needs and making it easy for you to thrive in the college environment.

IDS 101: The First Year Experience

IDS 101: First Year Experience

3 Credits 
Formerly SD 111
This course provides students with the skills, knowledge and confidence necessary to succeed in college and emphasizes the role that effective choice plays. Students are encouraged to think, read, problem-solve, and write critically. Topics include both academic and organizational skills and aim to empower students through heightened self-awareness. The course fosters an understanding and appreciation for the diversity of the college community while encouraging students to become responsible and enthusiastic participants in their education. 
Prerequisites: None
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer


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Manchester CT 06045
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