University 150

UNIV 150
Achieving Academic Success

1. Catalog Entry

UNIV 150
Achieving Academic Success

Credit hours (1)
Prerequisites: Cumulative GPA below 2.00 or entering Radford University academically at-risk or department approval.

This course supports and develops students in academic recovery and academically at-risk students.  Using structured exercises, reading assignments, self-reflection, lectures, and classroom activities, students will establish and develop varying academic goals.  Students will learn, develop, and implement strategies to achieve personal and academic comprehension.  Depending on context, the course offers strategies either for students in initial stages of academic recovery or for those in continuing stages of academic recovery.

Note(s): This course may be repeated for credit up to three times.

Goals and Objectives of the Course

As a result of successfully completing UNIV 150, students will:

1. Utilize academic policies related to course withdrawals and repeats to make intentional informed choices within their course enrollment;
2. Describe academic and support services, across campus. (e.g. Center for Accessibility Services, Harvey Center for Learning and Writing, Student Counseling Services/SAVES, and Highlander Success Center);
3. Formulate strategies that address academic, social, and emotional challenges;
4. Meet with an Academic Advisor to discuss academic goals, challenges, and opportunities;
5. Meet with a counselor to discuss personal goals, challenges, and opportunities or complete a comparable activity with instructor approval

Review and Approval

April 23, 2014

March 01, 2021

April 2022