Life Skills

Course Descriptions/Common Syllabi

This section contains descriptions of courses offered at Moberly Area Community College. Not all of the courses listed in this section are offered every semester. Information on where and when these courses are available may be found in each semester’s course schedule available on the Course Offerings page. Contact advising for more information.

For Course Syllabi, click on the course title to view.

SKL 101 College Orientation  1-0-1
This first semester course provides an orientation to Moberly Area Community College and assists students in clarifying their educational and career goals. Designed to emphasize strategies that promote student retention and academic success, topics of exploration include acclimation to college, introduction to college resources, and utilization of information technology such as course management software. Other topics include preparation of a personal academic plan, time and stress management, study skills, and career development. This course may be waived as a degree requirement for graduation for students transferring with an Associate or higher degree, 30 credit hours with a 2.0 GPA completed within the last five years, or who have taken a comparable course/experience at another institution.

SKL 250 Employment Seminar   1-0-1
This course prepares the student to conduct a successful job search by addressing topics such as sources of jobs, job applications, the résumé, correspondence used in the job search, and interviewing skills. Work attitudes and ethics, personal appearance, and career ladder planning also are covered. Prerequisite: Final semester of 32 credit hour certificate program or sophomore status in program.

1981-82 National Championship Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran
Ball Boy – Troy Halterman
Eleanor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Brenna Kelly
Carmela McMullen
Tammy Harryman
Janet Thompson
Kim Cooley
Lisa Brown
Georgia Hinson
Kathy Schulz
Denise Derrieux
Margrett Bassett
Jackie Glosson
Marion Fitzsimmons
Manager – Debbie Brown
Manager – John Peveler

1980-1981 Women's Basketball Team

Coach Dick Halterman
Coach John Cochran 
Sandy Moore
Pat Seger Zeitlow
Lisa Linathcum Holt
Patty Rapp Thorne
Renne Skaggs Brown
Vickie Crigler
Elenaor Carr
Rochelle McKenzie
Sheri Sills Schneider
Sara Figg Gillilan
Manager Roxie Robinson
Manager Debbie Brown

1977-78 Women’s Team

Coach Joyce Campbell
Assistant Coach Steve Hunter
Mary Smiley Wohlford
Linda Connor Seidt
Robin Fitzsimmons Trammell
Janet Jackson
Debbie Stith Head
Kristie Richards Musick
Donna Farris David
Brenda Rucker
Neal Head, trainer
Cara Sue Bowden Cockerham, manager