Course Content

See a Sample Syllabus

In UNIV classes, you will be given a syllabus similar to the example listed below. Please be aware that these are sample syllabi. You will receive your official class syllabus from your UNIV professor.

The following are topics covered in UNIV 1001:

  • Time Management and Wellness
  • Getting involved on campus
  • Strengthsquest and self-discovery
  • Financing your education
  • Discovering personal learning styles
  • Communicating with professors, faculty and staff
  • Campus resources
  • Webstar/Registration/Advisiting tutorial and processes
  • Building faculty relationships
  • Group dynamics
  • Major and career exploration

The following topics are covered in UNIV 1003:

  • Creating an Academic Success Plan
  • Importance of class preparation, attendance and participation
  • Understanding and utilizing learning styles and study strategies
  • Reading textbooks and maximizing notetaking
  • Test taking strategies and overcoming test anxiety
  • Time management and organization
  • Math/Writing Tutoring
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Memory and attention
  • Library resources

Student Testimonials

"In summation, I no longer feel that UNIV was a nonsense course.  I genuinely feel like I am a better student having participated In UNIV."