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1 Welcome to the University of Oregon

2 IntroDUCKtion Schedule Today Learn about the Bachelor’s Degree Participate in advising workshop Take placements Tonight Review course options Complete p in Student Handbook Tomorrow Meet with an advisor Register for Fall Quarter classes

3 How UO Works Quarter system – fall, winter, spring, summer Average 4 courses per term Total credits – 180 (about 45 courses) First-Year – Broad Exploration Sophomore – Choose a Major Junior – Study Abroad! Minor! Senior – Transition to Future

4 General Education Major Electives UO Bachelor’s Degree

5 What is general education?

6 General Education UO General Education Distribution Writing Language Math Arts & Letters Social Science Science Multicultural Major Electives

7 Writing WR 121 & 122 or 123 Previous credit (AP) Priority registration

8 Writing WR 121 & 122 or 123 Previous credit (AP) Priority registration FallA-G WinterH-O SpringP-Z

9 Language Where to start? Begin a new language Continue from HS - take placement Continue with college credit – take next course in series

10 Language 2 yrs equivalent of college-level language = Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Where to start? Begin a new language Continue from HS - take placement Continue with college credit – take next course in series

11 Math Where to start? SAT or ACT score Take placement (standard or advanced) Continue with college credit – take next course in series

12 Math One year of college-level math = Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Where to start? SAT or ACT score Take placement (standard or advanced) Continue with college credit – take next course in series

13 “The Groups” Arts and Letters Explore both breadth and depth: ~4 courses in each Social Science Science

14 Multicultural Requirement Choose 2 courses total, from different categories: American Cultures (AC) Identity, Pluralism, & Tolerance (IP) International Cultures (IC)

15 First Year Programs General Education Major Electives FIGs Questions about FIGs or Freshman Seminars? Visit us at lunch! Freshman Seminars

16 Freshman Interest Groups What is a FIG? Cohort of 25 students 2 courses in general-education and/or major Academic & Social Transition 1 faculty-led seminar Undergraduate TA A complete fall term schedule = FIG + 2 courses

17 Popular Fall 2009 FIGs: …Choose from 61

18 Freshman Seminars Exclusively for First-Year Students Dedicated faculty teaching topics of interest Offered each quarter

19 Freshman Seminars Popular Fall 2009 Seminars Buddhism Through Art Consuming Agendas: Food and Society Reinventing Yourself Travel and Adventure Writing You Are Here: How Mapping is Changing the Planet and Your Life

20 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group)

21 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G)

22 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Math and/or Language

23 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Math and/or Language Group Requirements (AL, SS, SC)

24 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Math and/or Language Group Requirements (AL, SS, SC) Multicultural courses

25 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Math and/or Language Group Requirements (AL, SS, SC) Multicultural courses Major coursework

26 Schedule Possibilities for Fall FIG (Freshman Interest Group) Writing 121 (fall: last name A-G) Math and/or Language Group Requirements (AL, SS, SC) Multicultural courses Major coursework Electives: Freshman Seminars Any other course of interest

27 Important Resources University Catalog –Information about Majors –Detailed degree requirements Student Handbook –Information about General Education –Academic resources (e.g., Study Skills classes) –Other campus resources (Counseling Center, Career Center) Academic Advising Website:

28 Academic Advising Your Academic Department Office of Academic Advising Office of Multicultural Academic Success Disability Services Support Services for Student Athletes University Teaching and Learning Center

29 Fall term classes are the first step! Designed by Katie Schumm, OAA


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