Mission

The mission of UK 101 and UK 201 is to help new students transition to University life, build a strong foundation for academic success, and embrace opportunities that promote intellectual and personal growth.

student learning outcomes

The UK 101 course is designed to introduce first-year students to the intellectual life of the University.  Students will:

  1. Articulate the purpose and nature of a college education at a research university.
  2. Explain the purpose and goals of the University of Kentucky's general education student learning outcomes.
  3. Apply learning strategies for achieving academic success such as study strategies and information literacy.
  4. Locate and use designated campus resources.
  5. Recognize personal and social issues (e.g., alcohol, diversity, stress) that first-year students often face in a college environment and be able to identify and select appropriate campus resources.
  6. Evaluate various campus activities (one campus event, one cultural event, one lecture) for professional, social, and academic development..
The UK 201 course is designed to help transfer students:

  1. Articulate the purpose and nature of a college education at a research university.
  2. Demonstrate skills for achieving academic success such as information literacy.
  3. Identify personal skills and interests that compliment their career search or choice.
  4. Locate and use campus resources.
  5. Reflect on personal and social issues that transfer students often face in a college environment.
  6. Attend and reflect upon three campus activities (one campus lecture, one cultural activity, one student organization/club meeting or event).
  7. Form beneficial relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

 

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