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Madeline Ross Smith
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 is really a great guide to your first quarter at UW, it will give you the opportunity to think about your experiences, learn about the different opportunities and resources available to you, and spend time with your peers in a less-traditional classroom setting.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

We'll be meeting once a week, with a couple of group excursions during the quarter. Class will be based around discussions- so be ready to discuss each week's topic.

Recommended preparation

An open mind.

Class assignments and grading

There'll be assignments due almost every week- but they'll be fun, and have a purpose.


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 Madeline Ross Smith
Date: 07/28/2005