Agenda Item FA 17-49

Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee

Undergraduate Studies (Undergraduate) :

New Courses (2 packages)

10/05/17: Passed

10/12/17: Approved

Log Number: 201701-24

Undergraduate Studies – Undergraduate


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First Year Seminar  (1 cr)

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Freshman (1xxx)

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Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None
Course Description:
First Year Seminar is intended to provide students with the tools necessary to be successful at the University of North Florida and ensure a smooth, thoughtful transition to college. Through interdisciplinary engagement and an introduction to a variety resources available at UNF, students will create their own college success plan detailing their major selection process, campus involvement and leadership opportunities, and additional academic and co-curricular endeavors to prepare them for achievement of career goals and success after graduation. This course aims to foster a sense of community on campus, promote engagement in the academic and social life of the university, articulate expectations of faculty, and help students develop and hone sound learning strategies that will serve as the foundation for collegiate success and beyond. This course will be taught by faculty across the university and is not repeatable.
 

Log Number: 201701-66

Undergraduate Studies – Undergraduate


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Community Engagement - UNF Cares: Special Topics (1 cr.)

SLS

Freshman (1xxx)

XXX

Prerequisites:   
None
Co-requisites:   
None
Course Description:
This special topics Community-Based Transformational Learning course is intentionally designed for and offered to First Time In College (FTIC) students. Students are introduced to selected interdisciplinary topics and issues through activities in community settings that are designed to meet community needs. Students explore their individual strengths while considering how their assets can have a positive impact in the world. While many University courses develop students’ skills, knowledge, and expertise to pursue a career, this course provides a time for students to explore their purpose and place in this world. During the semester, students will connect with new people, new ideas, new places, and new challenges. Through this experience students may gain a clearer sense of purpose or begin to consider new directions. This is a student’s opportunity to explore possibilities and use their strengths in real-world settings.