General Education (GE)

GE 100 First Year Institute   1 sem. hour

Focusing on first year traditional-age students, this course emphasizes the academic and social passage into a college environment with particular emphasis upon areas of diversity, information literacy, technology, critical thinking and healthy relationships. Instructors will direct small groups through a series of interactive reading, information gathering, and writing activities. This is a required course for Graduation.
 

GE 110  Bldg Coll Literacy/Stud Skills   3 sem. hours

Survey that introduces freshman students in the Structured Education Program to selected study, testing, and time management skills necessary for successful completion of both core and elective college classes.  Two hours per week of in-class coursework are offered through lecture and group-work activities, with special emphasis placed on preparation for reading-intensive courses.  The remaining weekly hour is fulfilled through required tutoring in English and Mathematics.  Offered every fall; by placement only.

GE 112 On Course for College    3 sem. hours

This placement-only course is required as part of Walsh University's Academic Achievement Program for freshman students with conditional status admittance. The class will introduce students to selected study, testing, communications, and time management skills necessary for successful completion of core and elective college courses. This class will follow the course program for GE 100 requirements. Required ten hours of tutoring and five one-hour counseling sessions. Offered every semester.

GE 115 Study Skills on Course    3 sem. hours

This placement-only course is required as part of Walsh University's Academic Achievement Program for students with academic probation status. The class will assist students in processing how they study, take tests, communicate and network, and manage their time. They will be required to keep a planner, construct an Academic Action Plan, and problem-solve areas that are keeping them from achieving their goals. They will also explore their major and career choices. Ten hours of tutoring and five one-hour counseling sessions are required of freshmen and sophomores on academic probation. Recommended for juniors and seniors. Offered every semester.