UNIV1000: The Auburn Experience

Course Description:

The Auburn Experience is offered as an elective course to help first-year students make a successful transition to college life. This course provides opportunities to explore issues relevant to first-year students in a university setting through discussion, activities, and community service. In addition, emphasis will be placed on the importance of academic skills, career options, and relevant social issues. The Auburn Experience course provides both an introduction to Auburn University and a general orientation to the functions, support services, and resources of the University as a whole.

Course Objectives:

  • Will examine common transitional issues and assess their impact on daily life.
  • Will investigate history, traditions, and mission of Auburn University.
  • Will demonstrate awareness of the structure and mission of a research university.
  • Will develop personal competencies with regard to living independently.
  • Will explore career interests and seek the support of an academic advisor.
  • Will demonstrate knowledge of academic policies and procedures.
  • Will demonstrate knowledge of student services and academic resources.
  • Will demonstrate application of academic and study strategies discussed in class.
  • Will demonstrate awareness of wellness principles and personal choices.
  • Will examine cultural differences and diversity among people.
  • Will investigate and identify leadership opportunities at Auburn University.

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Last Updated: March 26, 2012

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