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A U 101 : First Year Experience

Prerequisites: None
Description: Goals of higher education; mission and structure of the university; communication and information competency; academic skill development; personal and interpersonal skills related to academic success. (CR/NC grading only.) [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Fall 2011

A U 280 : Community Service Learning Option

Prerequisites: Must be enrolled concurrently in a university course offering community service learning (CSL) opportunity.
Description: Students perform community service and reflect on their experience as required by concurrent course. May be repeated for a total of 6 units. [CSL may be available; consult index for page reference.]
Units: 1-2

A U 425 : Advanced Peer Advising

Prerequisites: COUN 325, Peer Counselor Training, or consent of instructor.
Description: Advanced leadership, communication and peer advising skills, as well as university rules, regulations, and services. Students take a meaningful role in the undergraduate orientation and/or peer advising program. (CR/NC grading only.)
Units: 0
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

A U 600 : Willie Brown Internship Seminar

Prerequisites: Willie Brown intern.
Description: Overview of public sector issues at the local level; focus on professional development and career pathways. Guest speakers will discuss topics related to the public sector. (Plus-minus letter grade only.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2011

A U 693 : Cooperative Education Program

Prerequisites: A U 293. Intended for all academic majors.
Description: Supervised employment in academically relevant fields of study. Objectives are career development, occupational experience, and educational subsidy. Contact the Cooperative Education office for information. CR/NC grading only. May be repeated for a maximum of 24 units.
Units: 1-12

A U 694 : Integrating Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Study Abroad

Prerequisites: ENG 214 or equivalent; acceptance into a study abroad program.
Description: Culminating experience for students fulfilling GE Segment III through Study Abroad: Exploring Cultural Diversity. Student works with a faculty advisor to complete a paper of ten or more pages that integrates disciplinary perspectives gained from study abroad with the student's own experiences living in a different culture.
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Study Abroad: Exploring Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity from Multidisciplinary Perspectives
Units: 1
Latest Offering: Spring 2010

A U 697 : Tutoring Across Disciplines: Skills and Practices

Prerequisites: Upper division standing and consent of instructor.
Description: Current topics, principles, philosophy, and practice of tutoring across disciplines in a university academic tutoring setting. Interactive instruction and experience in techniques, strategies and communication for effective tutoring and learning. (ABC/NC grading; CR/NC allowed.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

A U 793 : Cooperative Education Program

Prerequisites: Graduate adviser or faculty approval.
Description: Intended for all academic majors. Supervised employment in academically relevant fields of study. Objectives are career development, occupational experience, and educational subsidy. CR/NC grading only. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 units.
Units: 1-3

A U 796 : Tutoring Across Disciplines: Skills and Practices

Prerequisites: Graduate level standing and consent of instructor.
Description: Current topics, principles, philosophy, and practice of tutoring across disciplines in a university academic tutoring setting. Interactive instruction and experience in techniques, strategies and communication for effective tutoring and learning. (ABC/NC grading; CR/NC allowed.)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014
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