"There are so many things I learned this semester. I learned how to be successful, both in and out of the classroom. That's important."
–UNIV 101 Student
Talk to your academic advisor about enrolling in a Success Course!
- Create a successful first-year experience
- Enhance your academic readiness
- Support your college transition
- Learn how to engage in academics and the co-curricular at UND
Note: Success Courses do not count toward Essential Studies requirements.
UNIV 101- Intro to University Life (2 Credits)
Designed to promote the personal and academic success of first-year students. Topics covered include study skills, time and stress management, campus resources, involvement, health and wellness, communication, understanding diversity, critical thinking, and building relationships with faculty members.
- Learn from an aviation instructor.
- Begin interacting with faculty and staff in the School of Aerospace Sciences.
- Meet fellow aviation majors.
- Learn about support services for aviation students (aviation financial aid, tutoring, etc.).
- Get to know your instructor - who will also be your academic advisor in the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines.
- Begin interacting with nursing faculty and staff.
- Meet and interact with fellow pre-nursing majors.
- Identify areas of support for pre-nursing students.
- Develop a better understanding of careers associated with nursing degree.
- Get to know your instructor - who will also be your academic advisor.
- Participate in major and career-related exploration through assessments and follow-up.
- Visit with faculty from a variety of departments at UND to help assist in major exploration.
- Experience a supportive environment to assist in the major declaration process.
UNIV 125- Intro to Effective Study Skills (2 Credits)
This course explores issues relevant to both a student's academic and personal lives. As its name implies, a large portion of this course is devoted to effective study skills and habits. The course examines various aspects of learning styles, studying skills, test taking strategies, etc. This information is helpful in assisting students to succeed. (A maximum of 2 credits from UNIV 125, 126, and 127 may be counted toward degree requirements.)
UNIV 127- Critical Thinking Strategies for College (2 Credits)
This course is designed for students who want to develop and improve advanced academic techniques, to successfully engage in active learning through critical thinking and metacognitive skills, to acquire learning attitudes, and to prepare for success in academics and the workplace environment. (A maximum of 2 credits from UNIV 125, 126, and 127 may be counted toward degree requirements.)