University Studies (UNIV)

UNIV 1100  Career and Academic Planning  
1 Semester Credit Hour (2 Lecture Hours)  

CAREER AND ACADEMIC PLANNING ASSISTS STUDENTS IN CONFIRMING CAREER AND EDUCATIONAL CHOICES BASED ON STRENGTHS-BASED CAREER ASSESSMENTS, RESEARCH ON CAREER INTERESTS, AND CLARIFICATION OF MAJORS AND DEGREE OPTIONS. THROUGH IN-CLASS ACTIVITIES, DISCUSSIONS, AND PRESENTATIONS, STUDENTS WILL EXPLORE THE VARIETY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO THEM AT THE UNIVERSITY TO SUPPORT THEIR CAREER AND ACADEMIC INTERESTS. IN ADDITION, STUDENTS WILL BE INTRODUCED TO DECISION-MAKING AND GOAL-SETTING STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY AND SET ACHIEVABLE ACADEMIC AND CAREER GOALS.

UNIV 1101  First-Year Seminar I  
1 Semester Credit Hour (2 Lecture Hours)  

STUDENTS ARE INTRODUCED TO COLLEGE LEVEL WORK AND RESPONSIBILITIES, AND PROVIDED WITH APPROPRIATE SUPPORT AND RESOURCES TO SUCCESSFULLY NAVIGATE THEIR FIRST SEMESTER. REQUIRED OF FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS; TO BE TAKEN AS A COMPONENT OF A STUDENT'S FIRST LEARNING COMMUNITY.

UNIV 1102  First-Year Seminar II  
1 Semester Credit Hour (2 Lecture Hours)  

CONTINUATION OF UNIV 1101. STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ACADEMIC DISCOURSE AND PREPARE FOR THEIR FUTURE COURSEWORK AND CAREERS. REQUIRED OF FULL-TIME FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS; TO BE TAKEN AS A COMPONENT OF A STUDENT'S SECOND LEARNING COMMUNITY.

UNIV 4350  University Studies Capstone  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE EMPHASIZES WRITING, RESEARCH, PROFESSIONALIZATION, AND WORKFORCE PREPARATION. STUDENTS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING A REFLECTIVE WRITING PORTFOLIO THAT SHOWCASES THEIR ACADEMIC SPECIALIZATION AND PREPARATION WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY STUDIES PROGRAM. THE COURSE WILL ALSO COVER THE PRACTICAL SKILLS OF OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT, INCLUDING WRITING RESUMES, EFFECTIVELY INTERVIEWING, AND EFFECTIVELY SEARCHING FOR AVAILABLE JOBS.