Course Description

This course is restricted for transfer students.

This seminar provides transfer students opportunities in writing, reading, research, speaking, and listening strategies to aid successful participation in the University of Georgia’s unique and distinctive learning environment and programs of study. Designed specifically to assist students during their transfer experience, the course will introduce students to key campus resources as well as the missions, purpose, and character of the University. Purposefully selected texts, news articles, research articles, and guest speakers as well as campus events will provide the materials for seminar exchanges. Attention will be given to the role of the student at UGA and the importance of attendance, punctuality, preparation, and participation in University classrooms.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Knowledgeable about the resources on campus and better prepared to understand and complete writing assignments for other courses
  • Engaged with campus resources including academic, social, and health services
  • Connected with the UGA community in and outside the classroom
  • Understanding of the college academic expectations
  • Skilled in how to gain research experience
  • Prepared for future opportunities at UGA and beyond
  • Engage in service projects in their local community by assisting various nonprofits with fulfilling their missions while students complete various learning tasks linked to developmentally based life skills research.

Course Syllabi

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