Starting to plan for your second year at UW and don't know where to begin? This class aims to provide spring quarter, first year students with an opportunity to reflect on the past year, while providing tangible, and proactive opportunities to prepare for a meaningful second year and beyond.

In this class you will have an opportunity to engage with advisers, faculty, and alumni as you reflect on your academic and co-curricular plans and begin to build your UW experience. Synchronous lecture and quiz sections will allow you to connect with one another as you prepare for your second year at UW.

Course Topics 
  • Co-Curricular Learning, How to get Involved 
  • Major Exploration/Course Mapping
  • Career and Internship Planning 
  • Networking 
  • Alumni and Faculty Connection
  • Values and Decision Making
Learning Outcomes
  • Examine goals, values, influences, and interests

  • Develop a strategic course of study for your second year and beyond 

  • Develop strategies for major exploration and for applying to majors

  • Develop a deeper understanding of non-linear academic and career pathways 

  • Learn how to build and leverage your networks

  • Reflect on the purpose of co-curricular engagement and begin to map future involvement