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Andrew F Sorba
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

We will work toward several goals over the quarter. These goals include:

Learning how to find and utilize UWs many resources and services Learning how to enhance your classroom experience and education outside of the classroom. Begining to planning your future career and academic life after UW. Learning how to utilize UWs vast Internet resources and the campus technology that is available for students.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

This course is only two (2) credits, and the workload is aimed to reflect that fact. Since the course is graded on a credit/no credit basis, participation and the portfolio project are the only means of evaluation. Therefore, you must turn in every portfolio assignment on time and regularly participate in class in order to receive credit for this course.


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 Andrew F Sorba
Date: 09/23/2004