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Alex Kim
GEN ST 199
Seattle Campus

The University Community

Introduces students to various aspects of the University of Washington community. Includes exploration of university resources and opportunities, and academically related skill development. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.

Class description

GEN ST 199 serves as introduction to the vast array of resources available at the University of Washington. This includes resources academic, social, medical, psychiatric, and otherwise.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Class will be held in a seminar format. Students are encouraged to interrupt the instructor often and without fear of reprisal.

Recommended preparation

Admission to the University of Washington (it's harder than you think...)

Class assignments and grading

Several short writing assignments, a short paper, and a web-based portfolio. More details will be disclosed in class.

All assignments must be completed to the instructor's satisfaction in order to receive credit for this course. Also, attendence is vital and absences will not be well-tolerated.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Alex Kim
Date: 09/11/2004