Us 101

Topics: University, Student, Education Pages: 27 (2830 words) Published: March 9, 2013
|[pic] |Syllabus | | |College of Humanities | | |US/101 Version 7 | | |Introduction to University Studies |

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Course Description

The essential information, skills, tools, and techniques necessary for academic success and personal effectiveness at University of Phoenix are introduced in this course. The course develops and applies practical knowledge and skills immediately relevant to first-year university students. Course topics include goal setting and working with personal motivation, understanding and using university resources, developing efficient study habits, making the most of personal learning styles, and how best to manage time and reduce personal stress levels.


Faculty and students will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Gardner, J. N., Jewler, A. J., & Barefoot, B. O. (2011). Your college experience: Strategies for success (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: The University of Phoenix Experience | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Describe University of Phoenix classroom expectations. | | | | |Identify classroom resources required for student success. | | | | |Describe the University Learning Goals. | | | | |Describe academic skills and their application to professional development. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1 of Your College Experience. | | | |Reading |Read the following sections in Ch. 15 of Your College Experience: | | | | | | | | | |"Confessions of a College Student" | | | | |"Understanding Diversity and the Source of our Beliefs" | | | | |"Forms of Diversity" | | | |...
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