UNIV 060. Supplemental Instruction (1)
Supplemental instruction is an academic-assistance program designed to help students master difficult course material in historically challenging classes. Students participate in a series of weekly peer-facilitated small-group study sessions that focus on learning strategies and problem-solving skills specific to the corresponding lecture course. Students enroll in UNIV 060 for 1 unit, non-baccalaureate credit.
UNIV 061. Supplemental Instruction in Writing (1)
UNIV 061 is a mandatory corequisite for 113A–Approaches to University Writing. Students enrolled in AAS 113A, AFRS 113A, CAS 113A, CHS 113A, ENGL 113A, LING 113A or QS 113A must enroll concurrently in supplemental instruction, for which they will receive a maximum of 1 additional unit of non-baccalaureate credit per semester. UNIV 061 sessions are led by experienced peers who have been successful in writing courses.
UNIV 062. Supplemental Instruction in Writing (1)
UNIV 062 is a mandatory corequisite for 113B–Approaches to University Writing. Students enrolled in AAS 113B, AFRS 113B, CAS 113B, CHS 113B, ENGL 113B, LING 113B or QS 113B must enroll concurrently in supplemental instruction, for which they will receive a maximum of 1 additional unit of non-baccalaureate credit per semester. UNIV 062 sessions are led by experienced peers who have been successful in writing courses.
UNIV 100. Freshman Seminar (3)
This course introduces first-time freshmen to the University as an institution, a culture, and an intellectual experience. Academic success is the central goal of the course. Topics include academic skills (writing, reading, note-taking, test-taking and information competence, as well as critical, analytic and creative thinking); the value of higher education; the history and culture of CSUN; lifelong learning; the discourse of higher education; ethics and responsibility; diversity in higher education; advisement; health; and self-assessment. The course includes weekly writing assignments, frequent in-class exercises and some on-campus field trips. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.) (IC)