Search | Directories | Reference Tools
UW Home > Discover UW > Student Guide > Course Catalog 

Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Andrea L Crosby
GEN ST 297
Seattle Campus

Undergraduate Seminar

Small-group discussion with faculty representing a wide spectrum of academic disciplines. Topics include faculty's research techniques or findings, concentrated reading in his/her area of interest, or illustrated problems and alternative related to the study of a particular academic discipline. Class structure varies based on instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Students will learn about current research in the biological sciences being conducted by faculty at the University of Washington. The seminar will allow students to broadly explore the opportunities available at UW that may be of interest as students seek out majors or opportunities in areas of interest. Faculty, advisers and other UW professionals will give presentations and facilitate discussions about current happenings in science, why they are important, and how to engage in the UW community.

Student learning goals

1. Increase awareness of the range of majors in the Biological Sciences.

2. Create connections with faculty and advisers.

3. Create a sense of academic community

4. Encourage students to reflect and plan ahead for their academic career.

General method of instruction

Interactive seminar style, with speakers and student interaction.

Recommended preparation

No pre-requisites necessary.

Class assignments and grading

1. Attend 9 out of 10 sessions. 2. Submit assignments on time (you will have one week to complete assignments) 3. Complete evaluation


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 Andrea L Crosby
Date: 11/20/2012