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HD 103 - International Student First Year Experience

1-3 CR

Provides F-1 visa international students new to the American college system the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in the US higher education environmenet. Requried to enroll in the first quarter.  

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Clearly follow F-1 visa requirements and stay in status
  • Identify culture shock barriers and other barriers to college success
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to access campus resources
  • Develop self-reflection techniques to identify and articulate strengths and opportunities for continual growth across the academic, career, social, and wellness spheres. 
  • Identify and develop education and career goals and key strategies for reaching those goals. 
  • Develop an educational plan for their program of study. 
  • Develop and practice skills to enhance cross-cultural interaction, student-instructor/staff interaction, student-advisor interaction, student-student interaction, and self-advocacy. 

GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Self-Assessment/Life Goals
  • Global Citizenship

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