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Alexandra Nicole Colley
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

Students will develop skills to be successful at UW by understanding their role within the larger university and identifying some general strategies for academic success by: becoming familiar with the academic disciplines at UW, engaging with campus resources and opportunities, meeting and working with other students, and forming social groups that build peer support. This FIG section is linked with Drama 101 and Astronomy 150.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

There will be a few assignments that cover the Common Book: Sara Lawrence Lightfoot's "Respect"

Class assignments and grading

Participation (35%); 3 mini-projects (50%); Go post (15%)


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 Alexandra Nicole Colley
Date: 07/10/2012