The Division of Academic Enhancement offers the following courses. For more detailed
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Academic Success UNIV Courses
These courses provide students with the opportunities to obtain skills that lead to success in college and beyond including learning how to learn, motivation, critical and creative thinking, decision-making, identity development, belonging, connection, wellness, and professional development. These courses are highly engaging, active-learning environments focused on the application of skills and content.
|UNIV 1201/E/S: Learning for Success at the University
THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR FIRST- AND SECOND-YEAR STUDENTS.
This course provides students opportunities to obtain skills that lead to success in college and beyond including learning how to learn, motivation, critical and creative thinking, decision-making, identity development, wellness, and career choice. The hallmark of this course will be an active-learning environment focused on applications of skills and content.
|UNIV 1202: Becoming Active Learners
Students will develop the necessary skills to be successful as an active learner within a variety of instructional modalities. Students will embrace collaborative learning assignments and study groups; reflect on their own progress and strategies.
| UNIV 1203: Starting Strong: Introductory Seminar for Scholars
THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED FOR STUDENT SCHOLARS WITHIN DAE PROGRAMS.
This course provides first-year Scholar cohorts opportunities to practice skills regarding motivation, academic, and career exploration; develop academic and professional skills; and, prepare them to take advantage of the academic community at UGA.
|UNIV 1204: Preparing for Peer Learning: Undergraduate Facilitator Training
THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED FOR PEER TUTORS AND PEER LEARNING ASSISTANTS.
For Undergraduate Students serving as a Peer Educator at the University. The purpose of this course is to teach and enhance the skills characteristic of peer instruction, explore relevant research and evidence-based practices, and create dialogue on peer-to-peer learning at the University.
| UNIV 1205/E: Learning Online: Strategies, Skills, and Success
This course prepares students enrolled in UGA online courses how to use the web for successful college experiences. The course covers navigating online resources and services; using online tools for time management and organization; developing strategies for online learning; searching for content; and, evaluating the credibility of online information.
|UNIV 2150 - Preparation for Calculus I
This course offers a review of selected topics includes a brief review of college algebra, variation, equations, functions (including exponential and logarithmic), systems of equations, multi-step solving application problems, an introduction to limits and piecewise functions, and other related topics from pre-calculus to prepare students for calculus.
|UNIV 2301/S: Transformative Learning Strategies
THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR THIRD- AND FOURTH-YEAR STUDENTS.
This course will assist students in developing the skills needed to learn intentionally across academic disciplines and career fields. Through videos, class discussions, and reflections students will investigate how the brain functions, practice a variety of deep learning strategies, and explore how to meaningfully integrate learning into life.
|UNIV 2302/E/S: Success for Transfer Students
This seminar provides transfer students opportunities in writing, reading, research, speaking, and listening strategies to aid successful participation in the University of Georgia's unique and distinctive learning environment and programs of study. Designed specifically to assist students during their transfer experience, the course will introduce students to key campus resources as well as the missions, purpose, and character of the University. Purposefully selected texts, news articles, research articles, and guest speakers as well as campus events will provide the materials for seminar exchanges. Attention will be given to the role of the student at UGA and the importance of attendance, punctuality, preparation, and participation in University classrooms.
|UNIV 2303: Propelling Success: Exit Seminar for Scholars
THIS COURSE IS RESTRICTED FOR STUDENT SCHOLARS WITHIN DAE PROGRAMS.
This course allows Scholars from division programs to reconvene (from year one) as a cohort for successful transition from the University to life after college. Special emphasis placed on reflecting and synthesizing knowledge, skills, and traits developed during their first two years at the University; transitioning into programs of study; visioning where paths are headed post-University; updating strategic learning plans; building relationships around resources, e.g. the Career Center and Alumni Association.
|UNIV 2401/E: Joy and Achievement in Learning
This seminar course will investigate the paths connecting deep learning to one’s career objectives, leading to the pursuit of a joyful life. This class provides students opportunities to practice skills regarding academic and professional purpose, success at UGA, and the building and maintenance of a joy-infused life
|UNIV 2402/E/S: Diverse Community Wellbeing
This seminar course is dedicated to learning how to meaningfully engage in the wellbeing of our diverse community.
|UNIV2800/E: Returning With Strength
This course introduces students to current research on how people learn, reviews strategies for engaging them in active learning, and develops strong learning strategies to be successful at the University level upon returning from Academic Suspension. Students participate in small group discussions of the course readings and materials, brainstorm solutions to common learning challenges, and share personal reflections of their own experiences. The hallmark of this course is an active learning environment focused on the application of strengths-based skills and content.
Literacies UNIV Courses
These courses serve as an introduction to the respective discipline fields and the skills students need to be successful within these domains. These courses present fundamental principles, applications, and processes of becoming literate within that given discipline as students learn how to think critically, develop an inquiry-based approach to their studies, learn to use various problem-solving strategies, and practice effective written and oral communication appropriate for their field of study.
|UNIV 2111: Developing Literacies in the Humanities
This course presents a survey of scholarship in the humanities and introduces students to humanist writing conventions. Students will learn to critically examine forms of expression in the various disciplines and to present well-reasoned arguments.
|UNIV 2112: Developing Literacies in the Social Sciences
This course provides a historical overview of the development of the social sciences and their approaches to investigating social phenomena. Students learn how to become critical consumers of social science research and gain an understanding of the skills necessary to be a practitioner in the field of social sciences.
| UNIV 2113: Developing Literacies in the STEM Fields
This course presents the fundamental principles, applications, and processes of becoming literate within STEM fields. Students will be able to interpret and critically analyze different forms of data and results. Student will also explore and analyze some of the world’s problems from the perspectives of STEM inquiry.
| UNIV 2114: Developing Literacies in the Pre-Professional Majors
This course will provide an overview of the professions that require specific advanced level education for entry into the profession (e.g., medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, business). Students will be exposed to the ways in which practitioners in these professions create and interpret written/delivered information and communicate with other practitioners and stakeholders.
|UNIV 2115: Digital Literacies and Documentary Media
An introduction to digital media literacy. In addition to familiarizing students with the rich computing resources that the University provides, the course provides an introduction to digital media literacy, including the evaluation and creation of Web sites, blogs, short documentary films, and other forms of online media.
Supplemental Instruction UNIV Courses
These courses are designed to provide students the training and skills necessary to be successful in their academic pursuits at the University of Georgia. Students can self-select or are encouraged to explore these curricular offerings based on their familiarity and prior experiences with English or Math courses required for graduation. For more information please visit our Fall and Spring Supplemental Instruction pages.
|UNIV 1105: Introducing English Composition
Catapult from ENGL 1101
This course reviews essential components of clear and effective academic prose such as grammar, usage, punctuation, and sentence structure, audience analysis, and writing style. Also available as a catapult course for students enrolled in ENGL 1101. Please note that there is a deadline for the drop back process.
|UNIV 1108: Essentials of Math Modeling
Catapult from MATH 1101
Offered as a preparatory course intended to be taken before MATH 1101, this class discusses the concepts of analyzing and describing real-world data using statistics, mathematical models, and other quantitative tools. Also available as a catapult course for students enrolled in MATH 1101.
|UNIV 1110: Introduction to Pre-Calculus
Catapult from MATH 1113
Designed to be taken before MATH 1113, this class offers a complete review of algebra and problem-solving techniques to prepare students for pre-calculus. Topics include factoring, solving equations and inequalities, rational, radical, exponential, and logarithmic functions, and graphing techniques. Also available as a catapult course for students enrolled in MATH 1113. Please note that there is a deadline for the drop back process.
|UNIV 1113: Supplemental Instruction for Precalculus
In this course students will develop skills to be successful active learners within a variety of instructional modalities in this course that serves as a co-enrollment for Precalculus. Students will learn to engage peers and instructors; embrace collaborative learning and study groups; reflect on their progress and strategies; and adapt based on self-reflection and results. This course will fuse these topics with the curriculum of Precalculus to help students develop the skills they need to successfully complete Precalculus.
|UNIV 2250: Supplemental Instruction for Calculus I
This is a co-enrollment course for Calculus I for Science and Engineering, where students will develop skills to be successful active learners in Calculus I for Science and Engineering. Students will learn to engage peers and instructors; embrace collaborative learning and study groups; reflect on their progress and strategies; and adapt their learning based on self-reflection and performance results.
|UNIV2260: Supplemental Instruction for Calculus II
This is a co-enrollment course for Calculus II for Science and Engineering, where students will develop skills to be successful active learners in Calculus II for Science and Engineering. Students will learn to engage peers and instructors; embrace collaborative learning and study groups; reflect on their progress and strategies; and adapt their learning based on self-reflection and performance results.