Developmental Studies Department

Developmental Studies Mission Statement

The mission of the Developmental Studies Department of Midlands Technical College is to help students become independent and successful learners so that they will meet their personal, educational and professional goals. 

The Developmental Studies Department strives to help students:

  •     Develop academic survival skills
  •     Learn to use technology in academic and workplace settings
  •     Learn the academic culture of the college

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Midlands Technical College wants all students to achieve the goals they have set for themselves. The Developmental Studies Department (DVS) provides many students the first step towards a successful college experience. The department consists of courses designed to improve academic skills, such as critical thinking, reading, writing, and mathematics.

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Developmental Studies Department

Mary S. Thomas, Department Chair
Airport Campus, Academic Center, Room 210

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