Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Undergraduate Studies

UNIV 101 Foundations for Learning and Development

The purpose of this course is to help students successfully navigate the challenges and meet the expectations of being an undergraduate student scholar at a research university. This course will introduce theoretical models and the application of these models to help build the foundation for continued intellectual, personal, and professional growth and development. With a broad focus on reading, writing, critical thinking, and communication skills and competencies, this course will help students become independent, strategic learners who can contribute to the university as scholars and who can determine and construct their own futures.

Course Fee

Assessment Fee Required

UNIV 431 McNair Scholars Research Studies I

Gives students an overview of the research process and skills for graduate school success, as well as a mentored opportunity to participate in the initial steps of research development.

UNIV 432 McNair Scholars Research Studies II

Provides students an overview of research design and method, as well as a mentored opportunity to design a research study.


UNIV 431 with a minimum grade of D-

UNIV 433 McNair Post Baccalaureate Preparation Seminar

Introduce students to post baccalaureate education, including: the admissions process, expectations of graduate students, and current issues in the training and responsibilities of faculty. S/U graded.

Class Restriction

Include Senior