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Austin L Houvener
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 199 is the introductory to the University. My job is help to direct you towards the many resources and invite into the many options and directions offered by the University of Washington. This class is a CR/NC class, which means all or nothing. There are few assignments but one large portfolio due at the end of the quarter that helps to show student understanding of resources and future goals at the U.

Student learning goals

Goals 1) Have fun and learn about the UW 2) Get familiar with library/online resources 3) Get familiar with the campus hands-on 4) Understand what being a Husky means 5) Learn how to get involved on campus 6) Ask and get all your questions answered

General method of instruction

Loosely constructed lessons with an emphasis on discussion and ideas as a group.

Recommended preparation

Notebook and pencils please.

Class assignments and grading

Get it done = 100%

Complete or Incomplete


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 Austin L Houvener
Date: 09/13/2007