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Instructor Class Description

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Ann K Morris
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

This class will introduce you and hopefully familiarize you with the University of Washington. It will cover technical aspects (like registration) and conceptual areas (like staying healthy). We will be looking at all the opportunities that the UW has to offer undergraduates, as well as what opportunities they have for the future.

Student learning goals

Be informed about the UW...it's not such a scary place!

Make friends with your FIG mates.

Feel comfortable with such a big campus and the resources that are available to you.

General method of instruction

A fun and VERY IMPORTANT discussion-based class, held once a week. Complete participation is required.

Recommended preparation

None...just be yourself and bring yourself to every class.

Class assignments and grading

Online discussion forum and active, engaged participation.

Grades are based on participation and doing ALL of the assignments. This is a credit/no credit class, so you must have a grade of 80% to pass.


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.
Last Update by Ann K Morris
Date: 09/17/2008