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EDF 408 / 508 – Introduction to American Higher Education

A Spring 2018 ON-Campus Course for International Students

Choose Graduate or Undergraduate Option

This course is designed to study topics relevant to international students’ transition into the academic community of critical thinking and problem solving skills. This course also teaches the cultural content and skills necessary to successfully interact with students, faculty, and other campus personnel. The purpose of this course is to help international students become more aware of the information for successful study at UNC with the emphasis on learning groups, technology, library and campus resource utilization, major/minor exploration including introductions to professional and pre-professional programs. In addition, to assist in international students’ understanding of Liberal Arts Core requirements, and the development of a 4-year educational plan. International students will learn American cultural and social mores. Non-repeatable.

Undergraduate students will take EDF 408-604

Graduate students will take EDF 508-605

Syllabus

Eligibility

Undergraduate Students

If any prerequisites are required, they will be listed above. Prerequisites require an instructor override in advance of your registration in Ursa. Please contact the instructor before registering to provide proof of completion of the prerequisite course. Other UNC staff are not able to assist with prerequisite overrides for registration.

UNC Degree Seeking

Current UNC students can register for this course.

UNC Non-Degree Seeking

If you are not seeking a degree at UNC, but have earned a GED or high school diploma, you may take a course for personal interest or to transfer to another college or university. Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for Financial Aid.

Graduate Students

If any prerequisites are required, they will be listed above. Prerequisites require an instructor override in advance of your registration in Ursa. Please contact the instructor before registering to provide proof of completion of the prerequisite course. Other UNC staff are not able to assist with prerequisite overrides for registration.

UNC Degree Seeking Students

Current UNC graduate students can register for this course.

UNC Non-Degree Seeking Students

Non-degree seeking graduate status refers to a student who has at least a Bachelor's degree and has either applied to our Graduate School and not yet been admitted or is wanting to take classes but not pursue a degree. Please note, as a non-degree seeking student, you are not eligible for Financial Aid.

Register

EDF 408-604 CRN: 24598

EDF 508-605 CRN: 24599

Follow the instructions for class registration using the CRN (Course Registration Number) listed above.

Directions for course registration and activation

Once registered, you will receive a registration confirmation at your UNC email address. This email will list the drop and withdrawal deadlines. It is your responsibility to know the drop and withdrawal deadlines and procedures.

Contact Us

Instructor email: Drew Lail

UNC Extended Campus
Campus Box 21, Michener Library, Room L54
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: 970-351-2594
Fax: 970-351-1870
E-mail: aimee.rogers@unco.edu
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Once You register

Billing and Payment for Your Course

1. Course materials costs (textbooks, CDs, etc.) are assessed and paid separately.
2. You will be billed for the cost of your course tuition.
3. Tuition for this course is listed in the course description on the Extended Campus webpage.
4. To view or pay your bill, please visit the Bursar’s website for specific instructions on accessing your bill. You will not receive a bill in the mail; UNC has an ebill system.

Syllabus

Course Basics

Level of Study
Undergraduate = EDF 408-604
Graduate = EDF 508-605
Credits
1
Location
McKee Hall 223, UNC Campus
Dates
January 5 - May 4, 2018
Wednesdays 2:30 - 3:20 p.m.
Add/Register by: January 12
Drop by: January 22
Instructor
Drew Lail
Tuition
$65 / credit hour

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