UW-Washington County offers several courses to help students create a college experience that is rich with learning and experiences that you will carry throughout your life.
LEC 100 First Year Seminar
LEC 100 is a one-credit elective class designed specifically for college freshmen that typically meets twice a week during the lunch hour for eight weeks. The course offerings vary each semester, so check out the Student Course Schedule for current course information.
This course provides students with the opportunity to:
- Develop a sense of responsibility for their own education and learning.
- Introduce the skills necessary for academic life and success.
- Provide an understanding of their membership in an academic community.
- Instill an appreciation for a liberal arts education and a joy for learning.
- Develop a capacity for self-reflection and improvement.
LEA 102 Learning Skills
LEA 102 is a non-degree credit, skills based course. The primary goal of this course is to improve academic success by developing effective study habits, cultivating better time management skills, and familiarizing students with the assistance available to them.
Students will have an opportunity to learn about:
- College Expectations - Recognizing the differences between high school and college expectations.
- Study Skills - Learning styles, critical thinking, note taking, reading, and test preparation.
- Life Skills - Time management, diversity, AODA, finances, and career planning.