Online College START

Success • Transition • Awareness • Resiliency • Transformation

College START is a fully online program for students who need key resources and support with academics and social skills, but in an online setting, as they transition to, or even return to, college.

College START students benefit from:

  • Individualized advising and unparalleled support to help students with LD develop lasting learning strategies.
  • Access to campus resources including library, Information Technology, Drake Center for Academic Support
  • Intentional programming that promotes connection with residential LC students.
  • Unique course design that fosters student success by reducing barriers commonly found in traditional online learning programs.
  • Career readiness workshops offered through Landmark College Career Connections.
  • Online PEERS® program for students who need social skill development.
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Jill Hinckley, dean of the school of education and assistant vice president for academic affairs, answers questions about College START.
About LC Online's College START Program
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Members of Landmark College's leadership team discuss the new online program, College START.
Landmark introduces College START
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Jill Hinckley, dean of the school of education and assistant vice president for academic affairs, answers questions about College START.
About LC Online's College START Program

What’s Next?

College START creates a foundation AND a pathway for students to develop learning strategies and build the skills needed to grow strengths in and out of the classroom setting. After completing this online experience, a student can go on to earn an associate or a bachelor’s degree at Landmark College or another institution. Whatever path a College START student chooses, they will leave the program with:

  • Improved time management and organizational skills
  • Insight into their personal learning styles and how to make changes that lead to academic success
  • Better skills needed to collaborate, communicate, and interact naturally and effectively in an academic, professional, or social environment
  • The foundation and confidence needed for future success

Courses offered include:

Semester 1 Course SubjectCourse Number
Career Exploration/Self-AssessmentADV 1140
Introduction to CommunicationCOM 1011
Perspectives in Learning EDU 1011
Composition and RhetoricWRT 1011
Semester 2 Course SubjectCourse Number
Digital LiteracyEDU 1021
Personal Finance FIN 1011
Research & AnalysisWRT1012
Interpersonal CommunicationCOM 2021

Students will work with their advisor to make final course selections.

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Course Schedule

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Fall
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Nov 8, 2020
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Aug 23, 2020
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Jan 17, 2021
Spring II
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Mar 28, 2021
Summer
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