Summer 2019 Courses


The Division of Academic Enhancement offers the following courses. For more detailed course descriptions, including prerequisites and course syllabi, please visit: bulletin.uga.edu

Summer 2019

UNIV 1201/UNIV 1201s: Learning for Success at the University

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. UNIV 1201s is the service-learning version of UNIV 1201.

UNIV 1202: Become Active Learners

Students will be able to capitalize on a personal understanding of the culture and expectations of higher education, particularly those of a research university.

UNIV 1205E: Learning Online: Strategies, Skills, and Success

This online course prepares students for successful online learning experiences. It 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 2301: Transformative Learning Strategies

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: Success for Transfer Students

Designed specifically to assist students during their transfer experience, this course will introduce students to key campus resources and provide students with study strategies and aid them to successfully participate in UGA's unique and distinctive learning environment.

UNIV 2111: Developing Literacies in the Humanities

This course provides a historical overview of the different modes of expression that scholars utilize to make sense of the worlds and to document the human experience. It introduces students to humanist writing conventions, and teaches students to critically examine forms of expression and present well-reasoned arguments.

UNIV 2112: Developing Literacies in the Social Sciences

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to the various social science disciplines. 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 is an introduction to the skills students need to be successful as majors in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students learn to explore and analyze some of the world's problems from the perspectives of STEM inquiry and learn to use various strategies to solve problems as well as communicate effectively as a STEM major.

UNIV 2114: Developing Literacies in the Pre-professional Majors

This course provides an overview of professions that require advanced level education for entry into the profession (e.g., medicine, pharmacy, business, etc.). Students will explore how practitioners in these professions create and interpret written/delivered information and communication norms. For Spring 2019, we offer one section for students interested in health-related professions and majors, and another section for students interested in business related professions and majors.

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.

UNIV 2900: Special Topics in Learning and Success

UNIV 2900 (CRN 50532) is an academic success seminar for First Generation students. It is specially designed for first and second year First Generation students.

UNIV 2900 (CRN 48870) is a Joy Seminar. It investigates the connections of current research on joy to one’s career objectives.

UNIV 2900 (CRN 48871) is a special seminar for international graduate students on academic writing. At the same time, it also explores issues of transition to American higher education.

UNIV 1108: Introduction to Data Analysis (Drop Back 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 drop-back for students enrolled in MATH 1101. Please note that there is a deadline to sign up for UNIV 1108.

UNIV 1110: Introduction to Pre-Calculus (Drop Back from 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 drop-back for students enrolled in MATH 1113. Please note that there is a deadline to sign up for UNIV 1110.

UNIV 1105: Introduction to Academic Writing (Drop Back 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 drop-back for students enrolled in ENGL 1101. Please note that there is a deadline for the drop back process.

Summer 2019

UNIV 1201: Learning for Success at the University

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.

UNIV 1205E: Learning Online: Strategies, Skills, and Success

This online course prepares students for successful online learning experiences. It 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 2301: Transformative Learning Strategies

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.