UNIV1100: First Year Seminar

The first-year seminar is offered as a one- or two-credit hour elective course that provides opportunities for first-year students to explore issues related to a specific theme (depending upon the section taken) through discussion, activities, reading, writing, teamwork, and community service - all of which will be centered on the theme of the specific section. Special emphasis will be placed on the importance of relating the class theme to the first-year college experience and the skills necessary for college success.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Will demonstrate understanding and critical thinking skills surrounding the course theme.
  • Will demonstrate awareness of the effects of personal choices with respect to the course theme.
  • Will examine cultural differences and diversity among people, with emphasis on cross-cultural interaction and its impact on issues related to the course theme.
  • Will examine and actively explore career/professional interests.
  • Will demonstrate critical thinking skills through a variety of assignments involving reading, writing, speaking, and research.
  • Will examine issues that influence the learning process such as goal setting, motivation, and personal attitude.
  • Will demonstrate ability to use library and Internet resources to research and critically analyze information.

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Last Updated: March 26, 2012

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