We designed UNIV as a commitment to AUM’s mission to exemplify excellence through education, as well as the institution’s emphasis on increasing retention, persistence, and graduation rates. Our goals and learning objectives for this course intentionally align course content with institutional objectives.
The course addresses the following components from AUM’s learning competencies:
The four primary learning outcomes for UNIV 1000 are as follows:
Students will be able to
We have structured the UNIV courses to provide you, as a new AUM student, with opportunities to successfully transition into college, both academically and personally. UNIV is designed to help you foster a connection of belonging at AUM, as well as provide the skills needed to engage with your classes in a way that promotes academic advancement and persistence through graduation. Specifically, the course will orient you to our academic expectations, introduce you to AUM services in place to support your academic success, guide you through professional, academic, and personal goal-setting processes, and provide you with a peer cohort with whom you experience your first year.
If you are entering AUM, you are expected to take UNIV unless you are:
UNIV is an AUM graduation requirement that we expect you to complete within the first academic year that you attend AUM.
Paul D. Arrington, Coordinator
UNIV Student Success Program
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