UGST - Undergraduate Studies (UGST)

UGST 181 First Year Seminar

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Lecture Hours.

Seminar on various contemporary topics; introduction to high quality college instruction and research; focus on writing, speaking, discussion and research; open to all majors; restricted to first-time-in-college students and limited in size to provide small class experience. May be taken two times for credit.

UGST 182 Topics in Undergraduate Studies

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Lecture Hours.

Selected interdisciplinary topics related to specific programs as identified by the office of undergraduate studies; for students in approved first year programs. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisite: Freshman classification or approval of instructor.

UGST 211 UScholar Personal Statement

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Lecture Hours.

Oral and written reflection on values, goals, and opportunities; preparation of personal statement appropriate for nationally competitive scholarship application. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisite: University Scholar classification.

UGST 285 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed individual study on selected topics in undergraduate studies. May be taken six times for credit.

UGST 311 UScholar Exploration Series

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Lecture Hours.

Selection from a variety of discussion topics designed to foster student-faculty interaction, intellectual and cultural enrichment, inter-and cross-disciplinary connections, and the development of interest and knowledge of issues outside of a student’s degree area. May be taken six times for credit. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification or approval of instructor; admitted to University Scholar program.

UGST 405 Thesis Writing

Credits 0-1. 0-1 Lecture Hours.

Accessing information, searching scholarly literature, and oral or poster presentation of scholarly work and formal research thesis. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Junior of senior classification; admitted to Undergraduate Research Scholars.

UGST 484 Internship

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Other Hours.

Directed internship in a community, public or private organization to provide students with on-the-job training and/or applied research experience appropriate to career objectives. May be taken three times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

UGST 485 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Directed individual study on selected topics in undergraduate studies. May be taken six times for credit.

UGST 491 Research

Credits 0 to 4. 0 to 4 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of a faculty member in undergraduate studies. May be taken three times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and approval of instructor.

UGST 492 Cooperative Education in Public Policy

Credits 0 to 3. 0 to 3 Lecture Hours.

Educational work assignment in public policy setting related to student's career interest and course of study; supervision of the student will be by the cooperating employer and the instructor; reports, approved by course instructor, will be required. May be taken two times for credit.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification and participation in Public Policy Internship Program.

UGST 497 Capstone

Credits 0 to 6. 0 to 6 Lecture Hours.

Demonstrating mastery of discipline as applied to an original problem through an independent, mentored project; public presentation of work. May be taken two times for credit. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; admitted to Undergraduate Service Scholars program.