UCOL 1002. Gateway to College Learning.2 Credit Hours.
Freshman course introducing topics that include the nature of higher education, library use, time management, essential academic skills (critical reading, writing, listening as well as test taking), campus policies, campus resources, and career education. The course assists students in the transition from high school to college. This course does not count for major credit in any department. However,the course may count for elective credit as granted by a department. (F, Sp)
UCOL 1013. Introductory Seminars.3 Credit Hours.
Prerequisite: departmental permission. This course is intended to assist students in the transition from high school to college. Focus is placed on both the characteristics and behavior of the successful college student. Topics to be covered include, but are not limited to, study skills, time management, goal setting, learning styles, financial planning, emotional intelligence, and personal and civic responsibility. (F, Sp, Su)
UCOL 1022. University College Seminar.2 Credit Hours.
Each seminar is developed and taught by an individual faculty member who leads students through an in-depth exploration of a specific intellectual topic. This course does not count for major credit in any department. However, the course may count for elective credit as granted by a department. (F, Sp)
UCOL 1030. Leadership Practicum.1-3 Credit Hours.
Prerequisite: permission of Freshman Programs Office. May be repeated with change of content and credit hours; maximum credit six hours. Leadership practicum content to include but not limited to campus cultural programming, presentation/public speaking, interviews/resumes, student program budgets, and peer assistant training. This course does not count for major credit in any department. However, the course may count for elective credit as granted by a department. (F, Sp)
UCOL 2002. Strategies for Success.2 Credit Hours.
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Strategies for Success is designed to assist students in reaching their academic potential. It is required for students who are on academic probation, notice, or who are identified by University College to be in need of academic assistance. This course will emphasize study skills, time management, motivation, and goal setting. (F, Sp)
UCOL 2021. Choosing a Major.1 Credit Hour.
This class is designed to help students decide on a major that fits their personality, interests, skills, and goals. Working through the decision making process, this activity based class uses self-assessments, group discussions, and in-class research, to explore majors and related careers. By the end of class, students will have decided on a major or have narrowed their options, and will have the skills and resources needed to make decisions about future career choices. (F, Sp)
UCOL 3001. Transitions for Transfer Students.1 Credit Hour.
Prerequisite: must be a transfer student. Introduces transfer students to the academic requirements, policies, and resources at the University of Oklahoma. Students will learn about academic advising, transfer credit, degree programs, resources, student life, and methods for achieving academic success at a four-year research institution. (F, Sp)
UCOL 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.
0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)