All first year students enroll in a Making Connections course. This three-credit course is designed to help students make a successful transition into college by connecting students with their major, college peers and a faculty mentor. There are many sections offered within the various academic disciplines at ASU including a honor and undecided sections. While each course has a special emphasis on the students’ academic discipline, all sections include a common core including campus resources, ASU policies, learning techniques, critical thinking skills, and degree information.
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Student Outreach System
Student Outreach System (SOS) supports the university's retention goals by reaching out to those students who have been identified by faculty as struggling academically. Students are referred to a variety of campus resources which may be of assistance. Staff in key areas across the university take part in these outreach efforts.
University College offers an Interdisciplinary Studies major to those seeking the flexibility to select a course of study from a wide array of disciplines. The program attempts to provide the most challenging education possible, both to the academically gifted and to the creative student. Students are empowered with the ability to chart a personal course of study that will enable them to reach their educational and vocational goals. Graduates are prepared to address real world problems due to their ability to analyze issues using knowledge and understanding from multiple disciplines.
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