First-Year Initiative Freshmen Mandatory Advising Workshop - 1st Semester

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Freshman (1st Year) Supplemental Advising Workshop

Freshman Mandatory Advising Initiative


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Part Two - Entry-Level Mathematics (ELM) Test & Quantitative Reasoning Requirement

Gloria has an test exemption for math and wants to take her quantitative reasoning. She consulted her Roadmap for her major, Kinesiology, and sees that MATH 124 is required. She knows this is a high demand course and will add it during early priority registration.


Majors in engineering, in the sciences and in business require quantitative reasoning early in the major. Quantitative reasoning a high demand course which you should consider taking in fall 2011. Check your Roadmap for a guide to which course to take. (Hint: make sure you meet any prerequisites prior to adding quantitative reasoning.)


Andrew is a biology major. He is taking MATH 70 in fall and knows he must take MATH 226, Calculus 1, for his major. He checks the course description for MATH 226 and sees that he must first take MATH 109. He adds MATH 109 during early priority registration.


Claudia is a business major. In fall she is taking MATH 70. She may add her business math course, called MATH 110. She is sure she will pass MATH 70, so she registers during early priority registration for MATH 110.


Matt is an art major, and he wants to take ISED 160 for his quantitative reasoning. Because he is passing MATH 70 in Spring 2011, he can add this course for Fall 2011.


Part Two - Segment I Basic Subjects

Jack is an engineering student and notices on his Roadmap that engineering students do not take critical thinking. He knows that he should not add critical thinking, but can add COMM 150, Oral Communication (if he hasn't already.)


Part Two - Segment II Arts & Sciences

Because he is a non-science major, Jonathan added ASTR 115 in the fall, but during orientation the laboratory course was full. He plans to add ASTR 116, which is the lab course, during early priority registration.


Maria, a science major, checks her Roadmap for biology and sees that she needs to take CHEM 115. She checks the prerequisites and finds that she qualifies for the course. She adds this course during early priority registration.


Sean is undeclared but wants to apply in the future to the nursing program. Checking the Bulletin, he sees that PSY 200, General Psychology, is a GE course and also needed for nursing. He adds it during early priority registration.


Jaime is a freshman business major. Checking his Roadmap, he sees that he can take Econ 100 and use it as a prerequisite in his business major. The course will also meet a Behavioral and Social Science GE requirement (as will Econ 101, which comes after Econ 100)


Kathy is majoring in English education. This semester she is taking ENG 114. She double checks her Roadmap and finds that she can take a GE 200-level humanities course in literature, and also use it in her major. She adds this course during early priority registration.


Christina sees an interesting course in her GE Segment II  Behavioral and Social Sciences (BSS) which meets both the Lifelong Development (LLD) and the American Ethnic and Racial Minorities (AERM) requirements. She can take the one class to meet all three requirements (BSS, LLD, and AERM).



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