Intrauniversity courses are designed to prepare students, regardless of the college in which their major belongs, to develop oral and written communication skills, experience community service in a meaningful way, and expand overall career and academic development.
New Student Seminar
The New Student Seminar (INTRAUNV 104) is designed to help freshmen and transfers students make a successful transition to UW-Whitewater. First year students who take this course are more likely to return for their sophomore year and have a higher graduation rate than those who don't take the course.
The goals of this seminar are to help students:
CONNECT with UW-Whitewater
- Become familiar with student services that support your transition to the university.
- Explore personal, academic and career goals.
- Reflect on personal values and identity and recognize the diversity of our campus community.
ACHIEVE academic success
- Develop critical and creative thinking skills.
- Practice effective and appropriate communication skills.
- Examine the purposes of higher education and the value of a liberal education.
SUCCEED in a changing world
- Learn and apply strategies for personal success, academic success and lifelong learning.
- Understand your rights and responsibilities as a student and community member.
- Recognize the personal, social and environmental impact of your choices.