General Studies (GENR)

Division of General Studies
Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Studies

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 relationships 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

Grading System: Letter Grades with option of Plus/Minus

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

Grading System: Pass/Fail Grades

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 GENR F340. Course may be repeated once for credit.

Prerequisites: GENR F340.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

Grading System: Pass/Fail Grades

Repeatable for Credit: May be taken 1 time for up to unlimited credits

GENR F400      Interdisciplinary Capstone
0 Credit

Offered Fall, Spring and Summer

Students identify their values, strengths, and post-graduation goals. They will prepare a resume and writing sample. Students will also be expected to develop and research an action plan to reach their stated goals. These materials have practical applications and facilitate self-reflection on the learning outcomes of their interdisciplinary degree.

Prerequisites: admittance to an interdisciplinary major; senior standing.

Cross-listed with INDS F400.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 0 + 0 + 0

Grading System: Pass/Fail Grades