Our largest first-year program, UWG 1101 is a course offered to first-year students in order to ease your transition into college life and inform you of the resources that are available at UWG. This course will lead you through all aspects of college life, from learning responsibility in your new freedom as a college student, to improving your writing and critical thinking skills, to understanding the various teaching methods that your college professors might use in the classroom. UWG 1101 is specifically designed for smaller class sizes in order to give you the individual attention you need.
Students in UWG 1101 are on the "fast-track" to college success. The course covers the topics most relevant to first-year students, including
- How do I balance classes, homework, friends, and family?
- What do college professors really expect from me?
- How do I get the most out of my time?
- What careers are available for me?
- Where can I get involved in campus life?
- What are the secrets to making good grades?
For which students?
UWG 1101 is a 2-credit-hour, graded course that counts as toward a student’s GPA and also as credit hours toward a degree. Students in any major may take UWG 1101 and sections are offered that suit a variety of schedule needs. Both commuter and residential first-year students can enroll in UWG 1101.
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