Within the UNF General Education program, students may satisfy requirements through Venture Studies courses. The Venture Studies Program offers an integrative, coherent curriculum that intentionally prepares students to successfully navigate the transitions of college life, understand the foundational nature of the curriculum, and apply what they have learned to the world.
Two-thirds of employers say that college graduates intent on long-term career success need a broad range of knowledge and skills as well as the specific knowledge provided by a major. Venture Studies students have the advantage of creating an electronic portfolio while in college, Osprey Transformation, where students can reflect upon what they are learning, document their intellectual growth and chart their personal goals and development.
Venture Studies Faculty
Professors who teach Venture Studies seminars are committed to helping students succeed, take advantage of the opportunities UNF offers, and apply what they are learning to the world outside the classroom.
The First Year Seminar provides students with a learning community, which prepares students to:
A survey revealed 81% of students believed the Seminar helped them focus on their goals and 87% reported that the Seminar structure and assignments helped them make the transition to the University.
Beyond the First Semester
To get the most out of college, students are encouraged to continue enrolling in Venture Studies courses at the 2000 level. These small classes develop critical thinking abilities and provide the skills to make informed judgments about complex problems.
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