General Studies (GENR)

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GENR F201      Academic Recovery
3 Credits

This course helps students who are facing academic challenges to identify strengths, weaknesses and goals through self-exploration and the creation of a project that involves building campus relashionships and the development of research and presentation skills. Enrollment is highly encouraged for students placed on academic probation or disqualification.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

GENR F340      Peer Advisor Training
1 Credit

Offered Spring

Emphasis on developing skills needed to assist exploratory/undecided students with their academic planning and decision making. Topics include resource referral, communication/active listening, academic and career planning, time and stress management, group dynamics, and values clarification.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; application.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 0 + 0

GENR F342      Peer Advising Practicum
1-3 Credits

Supervised peer advising experience (both individually and paired with faculty member) in the Academic Advising Center or appropriate department, allowing for application of theory and skills gained in HMSV F340. Course may be repeated once for credit.

Prerequisites: HMSV F340.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

GENR F400      Interdisciplinary Capstone
0 Credit

The interdisciplinary capstone will help students to identify and research professional goals, relevant to the path their academic career has taken. Students will conduct independent research and schedule meetings with the instructor as needed for guidance and feedback. Students will also prepare career-focused materials including a resume and cover letter. These materials provide a practical application in pursing post-secondary ambitions, as well as facilitating self-reflection on obtaining a broad body of knowledge from their interdisciplinary degree.

Prerequisites: admittance to an interdisciplinary major; senior standing.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0