General Studies

Classes

GS 100 : College Learning Skills

Introduces study techniques and principles, including learning styles, time management, resources, concept mapping, note taking, listening, memory, concentration, goal setting, and test preparation.

Credits

2

GS 103 : Freshman Seminar

Academic course to improve success of first-year students. Stresses importance of academic learning while creating sense of belonging. Taught by faculty from a variety of disciplines. Examines factors known to improve likelihood of success among first-year students. Individuals participate in either group or individual service learning projects. (E)

Credits

3

GS 110 : Cross-Cultural Communication

This course is designed to facilitate cross-cultural communication between domestic and international students. Students with different language and cultural backgrounds will meet in small groups or pairs on a weekly basis to discuss topics of interest and to enhance intercultural, interpersonal, intrapersonal understanding. In doing so, students will act as conversation and cultural mentors to each other. (E)

Credits

2

GS 121-126 : Studium Generale

Series of programs from the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Vocations, and Global Issues. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

1 - 2

GS 185-187 : Student Leadership

Development of leadership skills and experiences through lecture, lab and group activities. Examines personal leadership styles, ethics, conflict resolution, communication and related topics.

Credits

2