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College of Humanities

GEN/195 Version 5

Foundations of University Studies

September 29, 2012 - October 27, 2012

Elizabeth A. Perry, Faculty

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Course Description

The essential information, skills, tools, and techniques necessary for academic success and personal effectiveness at University of Phoenix are introduced in this course. The course develops and applies practical knowledge and skills immediately relevant to first-year university students. Course topics include goal setting and working with personal motivation, understanding and using university resources, developing efficient study habits, making the most of personal learning styles, and how best to manage time and reduce personal stress levels.


Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document.

• Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum.

University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Gardner, J. N., Jewler, A. J., & Barefoot, B. O. (2011). Your college experience: Strategies for success (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin’s.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Learning Team Checkbox

Each week, please use the checkbox in the assignments link to acknowledge participation in the team during the week.

|Week One: Academic Success |

|Personal Responsibility...