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Virginia Towne
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

The students for this class will work with the instructor to start the learning process on this campus. The goals of the course are to familiarize the student with the campus and give tools for success in the time the student will spend on campus.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Students will engage in discussion with the instructor and each other and do short homework assignments online. This is a class intended to be both fun and to expand the thinking of the student, learning about yourself and what is available to you in your university career.

Recommended preparation

Be prepared with an open mind and a willingness to share while still having fun. Bring humor and a smile.

Class assignments and grading

You will explore your environment and yourself.

Participation will get a pass with this class. To participate you must show up and complete the assignments.


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 Virginia Towne
Date: 09/11/2006