University Orientation Courses

UNV 101  Foundations of University Experience     Credits: 3

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

Course Description: Introduces students to the vocabulary and processes of critical thinking and their application to reading and writing, academic and personal skills critical for success in college and the practical application of those skills within a seminar setting. Students develop study skills, learn about campus resources and policies, and explore career options. Each section focuses upon a different seminar topic which serves as the basis for assignments and class discussions.

RESTRICTIONS: Course admission is limited to students with fewer than 24 hours of college credit from Missouri Western, including those in progress. Furthermore, this course is not open to students with credit for or currently enrolled in UNV 151 Introduction to Critical Thinking.

UNV 151  Introduction to Critical Thinking     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Introduces students to the vocabulary and processes of critical thinking and their application to reading and writing within a seminar setting. This course is not open to students with credit for or currently enrolled in UNV 101.

RESTRICTIONS: This course is not open to students with credit for or currently enrolled in UNV 101 Foundations of University Experience.

UNV 205  Library Resources and Research     Credits: 1

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

Course Description: Develops general library skills, research techniques, and strategies for effectively accessing information. Prerequisite(s): UNV 101.