Courses

Corequisite Courses

UNIV 0310 – Foundations of College Writing    An introduction to the skills needed in college-level writing. Entering students with an ACT score below 19 in English are required to register for this course during their first enrollment period and during each subsequent enrollment period until they earn a course grade of C or higher. The grade in this course will not be used to compute semester and cumulative grade point averages. The course does not count toward any degree.

UNIV 0360 – Foundations of Quantitative Literacy   Students must be enrolled in MATH 1360 (Quantitative Literacy) to enroll in UNIV 0360. Students will learn and review basic mathematical concepts needed to succeed in Quantitative Literacy. Concepts covered will include solving linear equations, percents and decimals, and using a graphing calculator. This course is required for students with an ACT Mathematics sub-score of 18 or below (or the equivalent) while enrolled in MATH 1360. The grade in this course will not be used to compute semester and cumulative grade point averages. The course does not count toward any degree.  

UNIV 0370 – Foundations of College Literacy   An introduction to the strategies needed in college-level reading and writing. Entering students with an ACT sub score below 19 (or equivalent placement score) in Reading or an ACT sub score below 16 (or equivalent) in Writing are required to register for this course during their first enrollment period and during each subsequent enrollment period until they earn a course grade of “C” or higher. The grade in this course will not be used to compute semester and cumulative grade point averages. The course does not count toward any degree. Learn more about UNIV 0370 here.

UNIV 0390 – Foundations of College Algebra  Students must be enrolled in MATH 1390 (College Algebra) to enroll in UNIV 0390. Students will learn and review basic mathematical concepts needed to succeed in College Algebra. Concepts covered will include graphing, functions, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, operations with real numbers, polynomials, rational functions, and radical functions. The use of a graphing calculator will be required throughout the course for computations and graphing. This course is open to any student while enrolled in MATH 1390 but required for students with ACT Mathematics subscore of 18 and below or the equivalent.

Academic and Personal Development Courses

ACAD 1101 –  Educational and Career Exploration for the Undecided   During this course, students will involve themselves in self-exploration and
discovery, with the goal of identifying values, skills, strengths, and interests for the purpose of establishing and implementing an academic and career plan. The experiences in this course will be useful to students as they move toward more solid decisions in selecting academic majors, minors, and internships, and making career connections in the community.

ACAD 1103 – Academic Strategies for College Success   Academic Strategies for College Success is designed to provide students with opportunities to learn strategies for academic success. The course will focus on four core areas: reading college-level texts, taking effective notes, developing effective study strategies, and taking tests.

ACAD 3101 – Career and Life Planning   The purpose of this course is to expose students to the tools, information, and resources that will help them develop career and life planning skills. Students will learn about values clarification, career decision-making processes, financial management, and life transition strategies.

ACAD 1300 – Journeys to Success: Exploring Strategies for Academic and Personal Development    This course is designed to explore the fundamentals of college success through academic topics such as setting short-term and long-term goals, developing non-cognitive skills for success, learning to learn, decreasing the negative effects of stress, and creating an academic and financial plan for completing college.  This course is open to all first-year students, and required for all conditionally-admitted students or conditional-prep status students during their first enrollment period.  Learn more about ACAD 1300 here.