ASU 1201 Foundations of College Success Syllabus Fall 2015 Revised 08-12-2015.pdf

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Revised 08/12/2015ALBANYSTATEUNIVERSITYCOURSESYLLABUSASU1201FOUNDATIONS OFCOLLEGESUCCESSTwo (2) Credit HoursFall Semester 2015Instructor: _____________________________________Office Location: _________________________________Phone: (229) _____________________________Email: __________________________________Class Time & Date: __________________________________________Class Location: _______________________________________________INITIAL REQUIREMENT BY ALL USG STUDENTSTitle IX: Sexual Harassment & AlcoholismTwo EverFi online training modules that address the Title IX Law have been integrated into the ASU 1201Foundations of College Success Course and must be completed by all students who enroll in the course.SeePresident Dunning’s letter of August 3, 2015addressed to all ASU students.Your instructor will monitorcompletion of the two modules by the assigned deadlines.Students who do not complete the Title IX requiredmodules will receive an ‘I’ in thecourse.Required Textbook & Readings1.Required Textbook: ASU 1201 Foundations of College Success. Tapestry Press. ISBN-978-1-59830-714-6. The price of the textbook is $79.50plus tax $5.57(Total Cost =$85.07in the ASU bookstore).All students taking this course either fact-to-face or online are required to purchase the current textbookfor the semester in which they are taking the course.Note that a book check is made by the ProgramCoordinator and or the Professor of record.2. Morrison, Toni.The Nobel Lecture in Literature, 1993. New York: Knopf.($22.50 in the bookstore).Students may Google“Toni Morrison Nobel Lecture.” then click on ToniMorrisonNobel Lecture, to download the text from the Internet free of charge. The audio version is alsoonline for you to listen to.Course Description:This course provides specific topics designed to address scholastic success, the value of education relative to self-potential, campus life, community citizenship, leadership skills development and responsibility. Components ofthe course focus on mastery study skills, enhancing writing skills, critical thinking skills, time management,ethics, health, global issues and financial literacy. The course also includes a Lecture Series with nationally andinternationally recognized leaders and scholars for students to meet and engage in intellectually stimulatingdiscourse.
Revised 08/12/2015Purpose of CourseThe purpose of the course is to introduce new students to college life at Albany State University and to developacademic and non-academic skills necessary for success in college and beyond. These skills will promotescholastic attainment, the development of leadership ability, critical thinking, high self-esteem, time managementthe value of education, self-potential, and involvement in campus life and the local community.This course supports the mission of Albany State University:“…The primary mission of Albany State University is to educate students to become outstandingcontributors to society.…Graduating marketable students not only through technologically advancedacademic programs but also through undergraduate research, studies abroad, internships, servicelearning and developmental pre-professional experiences.”See the full Mission on the ASU Websiteunder the “About ASU”Tab.

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