Success by Design

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Success Courses is now Success by Design! 

New name, same excellent service. 

Success by Design at ASU offers Sun Devils the opportunity to change their academic trajectory with a single course! Learners can become more confident in researching, writing and speaking about challenging ideas and topics. They'll discover ways to stay focused and meet goals while boosting GPA scores. Success by Design helps learners develop greater emotional intelligence and guides their understanding about how a mindset and perceptions are influencing behavior and success.

What do you need to advance your college success?

Critical Reading and Thinking

Increase your mental flexibility and critical reasoning by analyzing current events and issues.

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Academic Success Seminar

Learn about yourself and grow your leadership by practicing creative problem-solving techniques.

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Mindset Connections

Learn about yourself, maximize your strengths, improve your weaknesses, and strategize for success in college and in life.

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Researching Mindfulness

Learn how to keep your mind clear, focused and in the present moment.

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Focusing on Academics

Choose a topic you’re passionate about, fuel it with research and critical thinking, and practice your presentation prowess with poise and power!

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Emotional Intelligence

Discuss theories and practice applying emotional intelligence in and around students’ lives.

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Life by Design

This course introduces you to the design thinking process – a strategy used by the world’s top designers to launch products and services – and applies that process to your individualized career and life plans.

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Success by Design classes are open to students in all majors and focused on helping you learn skills to thrive at Arizona State University and beyond.


Contact Us

Email us at

Success by Design
University College
P.O. Box 871901
Tempe, AZ 85287-3201