University 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to assist students in obtaining skills and knowledge necessary to reach their educational objectives. Utilizing a combination of psychological, social, and physiological approaches University 1 provides an understanding of higher education and its lifelong impact on human development. Topics to be covered include adaptation to change, communication skills, study skills and techniques, goal setting, time management, career planning, library competence, wellness, human sexuality, aging, diversity, and related issues that have a continuing effect on individual growth. Students in University 1 become familiar with and explore various campus resources, and participate in individual and group activities.

COURSE GOALS:

The goal of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills that promote their adaptation to the culture of the University and the traditions of higher education. University 1 assists students in making a successful transition to higher education and provides an academic perspective for lifelong learning.