These one-credit pass/fail courses (offered in the fall and spring semesters) are designed to help you improve your academic success strategies. They include:

  • UNIV113: Study Skills. For freshmen & sophomores, this course focuses on identifying and strengthening your strategies for doing college-level academic work. You will choose a course on your schedule to serve as a target class, practicing the skills introduced in this course.
  • UNIV114: Critical Thinking. Geared toward helping you strengthen your skill in approaching material in the humanities and social sciences, this course helps you analyze sources and organize, write, and support your arguments. Particularly helpful if you are preparing for GRE & LSAT exams.
  • UNIV115: Problem Solving. Designed for students taking courses using problem sets (e.g., math, physics, accounting, engineering), this course helps you organize your thinking and effectively approach problem sets and other problem-solving issues.

You register for these classes in the same way you register for any other credit-bearing classes. For more information, please contact our office.