SLS 1503 is designed to assist students in making the transition into higher education. Topics include time management, test taking skills, learning strategies and styles, diversity, short- and long-term planning, developing analytical and critical thinking skills, relationships, and campus resources. Prerequisite: must be a student with less than 30 credits. (2 elective credits)
Mission/Statement of Purpose
“WE VALUE the supportive community that develops and sustains the human potential of every member of the University…” (Florida Atlantic University Catalog, 1998-1999, pg. 17)
The Mission/Purpose of the First-Year Experience Course is multifaceted. It is designed to:
Improve students’ academic performance and persistence;
Empower students to become successful learners at the collegiate level;
Introduce students to the culture of higher education;
Develop a network of support and cultivate a sense of belonging and community, and;
Educate students in those life skills that will help them grow to be successful citizens in a university, professional, public, and global community.
WORKSHOP: 9 HOURS
WHEN: SPRING SEMESTER
Contact Liz Kennedy at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.