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B CUSP 100 General Learning Strategies (2, max. 6)
Provides students with active learning strategies and exploration of university curricular and co-curricular resources and services to help them transition into a university setting and become effective learners. Includes interactive work on building collaborative skills, ands well as reflection on personal and academic goals. Offered: AWSp.
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B CUSP 102 Transitioning to College Learning (3) I&S
Focuses on equity and access in higher education in the current socio-political climate. Students will connect their lived experiences with current texts and social issues to better understand the educational system in the United States. Additionally, students will develop analytical and writing skills needed to succeed in college courses. Offered: A.
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B CUSP 103 Intercultural Literacy for Multilingual Students (3)
Develops the intercultural abilities of students whose native language is not English. Students learn close reading skills and practical guidelines and strategies that can help them develop writing abilities for various genres of assignments.
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B CUSP 131 Special Topics in First-Year Learning (1-5, max. 15)
Various topics designed to respond to curricular interests and needs for first-year students.
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B CUSP 133 First-Year Interest Group (1-5, max. 15)
Provides a range of educational experiences that are able to move both within and beyond the traditional classroom. Experiences include options such as participation in undergraduate research, community engagement, and on-campus groups organized around themes of common interest.
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B CUSP 199 Field-Based Learning (1-3, max. 10)
Designed for pre-majors interested in gaining hands-on work experience to access potential educational and career paths. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WSpS.
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B CUSP 203 Undergraduate Peer Instructor Practicum (1-3, max. 12)
Provides instruction in group leadership and promotion of values and methods of learning within a university setting. For Peer Instructors. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.
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B CUSP 270 Negotiation and Persuasion: Theory and Practice (5) I&S
Examines effective negotiation techniques and prominent theories of persuasion, applying these techniques and insights in simulated negotiation. Students practice bargaining strategies, negotiate business contracts, job offers, interpersonal conflicts, consumer dispute, and ethical dilemmas. Offered: A.
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B CUSP 295 Study Abroad Pre-Departure Seminar (2) I&S
Prepares students for the experience of studying abroad by offering a complex look at the industry of global travel. Students also consider various approaches to "responsible travel" and reflect on ways that their own study abroad experience may both mirror and challenge the well-worn image of the "American tourist".
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B CUSP 296 Study Abroad: CUSP (1-5, max. 15) VLPA/I&S
CUSP related courses for which there are no direct University of Washington Bothell equivalents, taken through a University of Washington study abroad program.
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