Transfer Student in Letters andSciencesUNIV106Sec 0201Fall 2021Course Description & Learning OutcomesUNIV106 is a 1-credit hour course for first-semester Letters & Sciencestransfer students. This course is designed to assist students in making asuccessful transition to the University of Maryland(UMD) and to serve asan extended orientation to campus living and learning. Students will beginto better understand themselves and those around them within the contextof the UMD community.After successfully completing this course you will be able to:●Identify and utilize various campus resources to assist in youracademic, personal, and professional success.●Engage with the UMD community through extracurricular andpre-professional activities.●Recognize what personal habits and traits are required to succeedas a student at UMD.●Actively engage in major and career exploration.●Understand the requirements and issues involved in selecting amajor and/or qualifying for a Limited Enrollment Program (LEP).●Create a two/four semester plan.●Become familiar with academic policies and procedures regardingschedule adjustment, course registration, etc.●Understand the value of a diverse community and developtheability to understand and interact effectively with others who havedifferent beliefs, values, behaviors, and worldviews.Required ResourcesUNIV106 ELMS-Canvas Site:All required readings, videos, etc. will be made available in ELMS-Canvasvia Modules.Campus PoliciesIt is our shared responsibility to know and abide by the University ofMaryland’s politics that relate to all courses, which include topics like:JV Sapinoso[email protected]Class MeetsThursdays,2-3:15pmASY 3219OfficeHBK 1117(301) 314-8418Office HoursMondays 3:30-4:30 ET (zoom)and by appointment -schedulea meeting via TerpEngagePrerequisitesMust be a first-semester LTSCtransfer student.Course CommunicationCourse Announcements willbe sent to students via ELMS.To discuss questions,absences, or accommodations,please contact JV Sapinoso byemailing[email protected].Please include “UNIV106” inyour subject, and make sureyour full name is in the bodyof your message.●Academic integrity●Student and instructor conduct●Accessibility and accommodations●Attendance and excused absences●Grades and appeals●Copyright and intellectual propertyVisitthe Office of Undergraduate Studies’ full listof campus-wide policiesand let me know if you havequestions.
Expectations for Students1.The University expects each student to take full responsibility for their academic work and academic progress.In order to progress satisfactorily the student must meet all of the requirements of each course for whichtheyare registered. Students are expected to attend classes regularly. Students are expected to come to class on time,complete assignments according to the appropriate format and submit assignments by the due date.