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Jami J Larson
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 course will focus on familiarizing students with the university campus and community, with an emphasis on exploring resources uniquely available at the UW and in the Social Sciences. Students should leave the class with a broad understanding of opportunities available at the university, the functioning of a research institution and how university processes coincide with and help to achieve individual student goals, along with the ability to access these opportunities both online and on campus.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

This class is intended for transfer students and open to a variety of Social Science majors.

Class assignments and grading

We will explore the university through class discussions, weekly reflection assignments to be submitted electronically, and various assignments aimed at increasing student familiarity with the university and its surrounding community.

Grades based on CR/NC.


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 Jami J Larson
Date: 09/07/2007