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Updated 2013-14 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

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UNIV 1180 TRIO/SSS College Orientation (1 credits)

For TRIO/SSS eligible students, this course offers a complete orientation to the university, including academic, personal, and social concerns. Through departmental tours, guest lectures, and various other assignments, students gain a sense of community and knowledge that will help them become a successful college student.
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UNIV 1190 First Year Experience Seminar (1 credits)

Designed to support the freshman transition to college, this seminar establishes the core academic skills, social competencies, and values that enable students to excel within the university community. The seminar's ultimate goal is to enhance and enrich the student experience so that students may develop a sense of citizenry and derive the maximum benefit from the intellectual and social opportunities of college life. This is achieved through integrating extracurricular, curricular, and co-curricular offerings within the course content. Faculty lectures, professional staff presentations, and diverse field experiences supplement seminar topic areas.
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UNIV 1199 Critical Reading and Analysis (2 credits)

A course designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply their reading skills in the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of content and other reading material.
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UNIV 1200 TRIO/SSS Life Career Planning (2 credits)

Designed to give students an opportunity to use critical thinking skills, group interaction, and assignments and presentations to explore and analyze their values, skills, interests, and career goals. This course enables students to explore areas of interest or to focus on an already established area of interest by providing time to research national and regional employment trends, salaries, and employment outlooks. Key elements of the course include values clarification exercises, ethics on the job, job shadowing, a service learning component, and interest and personality inventories. Several career assessments are administered and analyzed, including ACT Discover, Self-Directed Search (SDS), Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Fundamental Interpersonal Response Orientation-Behavior (FIRO-B). Upon completion of the course, students can describe the process of career development, discuss the role that their values, interests, and abilities play in their career decision making, and focus their academic career toward an area of interest worthy of continued exploration.
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UNIV 1996 Athletic Fee (0 credits)

For BSU/NTC students wanting access to BSU Athletic Events at the student rate. Students automatically have access to Athletic Events at the student rate if registered for 3 or more on-campus credits.
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UNIV 1997 Health Services Fee (0 credits)

For BSU/NTC students wanting access to BSU Health Services. Students automatically have access to Health Services if registerd for 3 or more on-campus BSU credits.
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UNIV 1998 Student Activity Fee (0 credits)

For BSU/NTC students wanting access to BSU Activities. Students automatically have access to Activies if registereed for 3 or more on-campus BSU credits.
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UNIV 1999 Super Fee (0 credits)

For BSU/NTC students wanting access to BSU Health Services, Activites, and Athletic Events. Students automatically have access to these services if registered for 3 or more on-campus BSU credits.
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UNIV 3000 Interdisciplinary Research Methods (3 credits)

An introduction to research methods, including development of research proposals, theory of research, data acquisition, and analysis within multiple disciplines. Prerequisites: Junior status and consent of instructor.
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UNIV 3010 Effective Presentation of Research Results (3 credits)

Methods of effectively presenting research results in oral, written, and poster formats. Prerequisites: UNIV 3000, Junior status, and consent of instructor.
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UNIV 3931 Experimental Course (3 credits)

A course proposed for inclusion in the University curriculum. May not be offered more than two times as an experimental course.
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