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UNI 201: Transfer Seminar Curriculum

What You’ll Take Away from UNI 201

  • Demonstrating skills in critical thinking, study skills, time management, and project management.
  • Recognizing, locating, and using university support services and resources necessary for a successful higher educational experience.
  • Communicating and building relationships with faculty and staff.
  • Describing student development theory related to transfer student transitions.
  • Valuating their personal, academic, and social transitions to UNCW and the factors that shape their experience.
  • Creating a comprehensive academic plan using personal goals, UNCW major and minor requirements, and professional objectives.
  • Researching careers and developing a career plan.
  • Determining the nature and extent of information needed to answer research questions, explore majors and careers, and conduct a literature review.
  • Locating and using information from a variety of sources, including online tools and UNCW technologies to produce effective and efficient research.
  • Critically evaluating and selecting credible sources of information to strengthen their knowledge base and research papers.
  • Accessing, evaluating, and utilizing online academic, curricular and career resources to evaluate and develop an effective academic and career plan.
  • Understanding many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the access and use of information and using information ethically and legally.
  • Using evidence to generalize, explain, critically write about, and interpret content related to student development theory, academic exploration, and career development.
  • Consulting with and receiving feedback from the writing center, professors, and classmates in order to improve written work during the writing process (brainstorming, outlining, drafting, and revising).
  • Accurately documenting research using the citation style most commonly used in their major.
  • Evaluating claims, arguments, and theories presented in course materials.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of and a greater willingness to consider a wide range of ideas, attitudes, biases, and behaviors regarding cultural, racial, ethnic, and global diversity.
  • Formulating knowledge of and respect for offices and student organizations that cater to various diverse groups on campus.
  • Evaluating personal wellness and identifying the health risks that are relevant for college students.
  • Understanding financial challenges that are relevant for college students and utilizing financial literacy strategies.

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601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403