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University Course Series


Overview

    University Course Series are courses sponsored to enhance the undergraduate academic experience. The courses may not count toward degree credit. Check with your advisor or academic dean to verify degree applicability.

Course Descriptions (UNIV)


    1004: COLLEGE SUCCESS STRATEGIES
    Study and application of strategies, skills, attitudes and behaviors leading to effective academic learning in a college setting. Credit not applicable to meeting degree requirements; may not be repeated. (3H,3C)

    1704: FIRST YEAR SEMINAR COURSE
    Introductory exploration of academic and social competencies contexts and responsible decision-making within a residential learning community environment.  Pre:  Consent required.  May not count towards degree requirements; consult advisor. (3H,3C)

    2004: EXPLORING CAREERS:  MAKING DECISIONS AND PLANS
    Integrates the role of careers in society, career development theories, decision making models and styles and self assessment interpretation.  Analyzes career and major research, introduces job search strategies and defines professional behavior required in the workplace. Facilitates effective decisions in the choice of academic majors and career options. Pass/Fail only. (3H,3C)

    2394: INTRODUCTION TO RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES AND LEADERSHIP
    This course provides theories, basic principles, and skill development that serve as a knowledge base and framework for the peer helping, para-professional Resident Advisor position.  This course is open only to students who are serving in their first semester as a Resident Advisor. (3H,3C)

    2984: SPECIAL STUDY
    Variable credit course.

    3954: STUDY ABROAD
    Variable credit course. X-grade allowed.

    4984: SPECIAL STUDY
    Variable credit course.




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Virginia Tech 2013-2014 Undergraduate Course Catalog and Academic Policies