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for UO Parents. Guide to Academics. IntroDUCKtion Schedule. Today - Academics Revealed Ask the experts Lunch Q & A panel at 3:45 Tomorrow 8:30 See you in class!. First-Year Student Wisdom. Manage schedule Go to class Get to know your faculty Seek advice - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Guide to Academicsfor UO Parents

1Today - Academics Revealed Ask the experts Lunch Q & A panel at 3:45

Tomorrow 8:30 See you in class!

IntroDUCKtion Schedule

2First-Year Student Wisdom Manage schedule Go to class Get to know your faculty Seek advice Use campus resources Be open to new experiences

3Liberal Education for the 21st Century: Essential OutcomesKnowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

Intellectual and Practical Skills

Personal and Social Responsibility

Integrative Learning

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General EducationMajorElectivesUO Bachelors Degree

General Education

Arts & Letters Social Science Science Writing Math Language Multicultural

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ARH 206: History of Western Art III

Arts & Letters

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(top) Gustav Courbet - Stone Breakers, 1849(bottom) Jean-Francois Millet - The Gleaners, 1857.

Can a farm be economically viable and environmentally sustainable?

EC 333: Resource & Environmental Economic IssuesSocial Science

Can a farm be economically viable and environmentally sustainable?

How do nutrients flow between the various components of this ecosystem?

BI 130 Intro to EcologyScience

How do nutrients flow between the various components of this ecosystem?

How does our built environment reinforce assumptions about culture & lifestyle?

INTL 250: Value Systems in Cross-Cultural PerspectiveMulticultural

How does our built environment reinforce assumptions about culture & lifestyle?

The Groups

Arts and LettersSocial ScienceScience Explore both breadth and depth: ~4 courses in each

16WritingWR 121 & 122 or 123Previous credit (AP)Priority registrationFallA-GWinterH-OSpringP-Z

17MathPrevious credit (AP)SAT or ACT ScoresUO Math PlacementOne year of college-level math = Bachelor of Science (BS)

Where to start?18Language2 yrs equivalent of college-level language = Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Where to start?Begin a new languageMany languages offeredUO placement to continue from HSPrevious credit (AP)

19Multicultural Requirement

Choose 2 courses total, from different categoriesAmerican CulturesIdentity, Pluralism, & ToleranceInternational Cultures20

First Year ProgramsGeneral EducationMajorElectivesFIGs

Questions about FIGs or Freshman Seminars?

Visit us at lunch! Freshman seminars

21Freshman Interest GroupsWhat is a FIG?Cohort of 25 students2 courses in general-education and/or majorAcademic & Social Transition1 faculty-led seminarUndergraduate TA

A complete fall term schedule = FIG + 2 courses22Popular Fall 2009 FIGs:Choose from 61

23Freshman Seminars Exclusively for First-Year Students Dedicated faculty teach topics of interest Offered each quarter

Popular Fall 2009 Seminars:Buddhism Through ArtConsuming Agendas: Food and SocietyReinventing YourselfTravel and Adventure WritingYou Are Here: How Mapping is Changing the Planet and Your Life24

Get to know a faculty member Learn about campus resources Receive individual advising Connect with 25 students fall term Earn one upper-division creditTransfer seminars are fall & winter terms onlyTransfer SeminarsBusiness Cross-Disciplinary Journalism

CHOOSE THE SEMINAR FOR YOU25Society of College ScholarsColloquia Small general education courses HS GPA 3.75 or by applicationhttp://scs.uoregon.edu/

26How it Works Quarter system fall, winter, spring, summer Average 4 courses per term Total credits 180 (about 45 courses)First-Year Broad Exploration Sophomore Choose a MajorJunior Study Abroad! 2nd major!Senior Transition to Future

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Yes, PS 205, PS 199 & Rel 101No take WR 121 in WinterTake SPAN placement? Or maybe start new language with Italian then take 101Score puts me at MATH 095. Do I need to take this in fall? Ask advisor. Do I need math for environmental studies major?ARH 204 History of Western ArtDAN 251 Looking at DanceAAD 250 Art and Human Values

EC 101 Contemporary Economic IssuesHIST 191 China Past and PresentINTL 250 Values SystemsMATH 243 Intro to StatisticsPHYS 152 Physics of Sound and MusicGEOL 101- Earths Dynamic InteriorARH 207 History of Indian ArtMUJ 350 History of Jazz

J 201 Media and SocietyANTH 199 Consuming AgendasIs it too late to declare another major?How will my community college credits count? Will they count towards any general ed?29

Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Society of College Scholars Group Requirements (AL, SS, SC) Math and/or Language Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Multicultural courses Major coursework Electives:Freshman SeminarsAny other course of interest9.0 cr4.0 cr4.0 cr30Thriving at the UOHigh School CollegeGradingStrategic learningRoles and resources

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Student HandbookUniversity CatalogAcademic Advising- Office of Academic Advising- Major advising in academic departments- Office of Multicultural Academic Success (OMAS)- Disability Services- Support Services for Student AthletesUniversity Teaching and Learning Center

Academic Resources32

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