UNIV-UNIVERSITY STUDIES (UNIV)

UNIV 101. Tutorial

1-3 Credits

Development of specific skills required for college courses, such as note-taking, listening, and test-taking. To be taken in conjunction with a regular designated college course. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits. Graded S/U.

UNIV 110. Personal Learning Skills I

1-3 Credits

Individualized programs for self-improvement in skill areas necessary for academic success in the university environment. Each course to bear an appropriate subtitle. May be repeated up to 3 credits. Graded S/U.

UNIV 112. Academic and Personal Effectiveness

2 Credits

Learn academic self-analysis skills through the application of study and learning techniques to current course demands. Exposure to a variety of topics which enhance university and life-long learning.

UNIV 113. Speed Reading

1 Credit

Introduction to strategies and techniques for increasing reading rate and comprehension related to academic areas.

UNIV 114. Financial Literacy Money Matters

2 Credits

This course will cover a variety of financial literacy topics ranging from budgeting to student loan repayment. This course is designed to assist students in becoming more financially literate. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

UNIV 115. Transition from Military to University

2 Credits

Making a positive transition from military to civilian life is key to success. This course will cover a variety of topics ranging from time management to critical thinking. This course is designed to assist military and veteran students in becoming more effective learners through self-awareness, effectiveness study & learning strategies, and interpersonal skills. Skills and techniques for managing military to civilian readjustment transition issues are discussed and examined. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

UNIV 116. Preparing for Cooperative Education & Internship

1 Credit

The Cooperative Education Course provides students with a comprehensive overview of career-related topics designed to assist with securing Cooperative Education and Internship employment. Students learn about philosophies and approaches to resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job searching, networking, and professionalism. A primary focus of the course is on experiential learning where students have opportunities to practice and implement course concepts including interviewing, networking, job searching, and document creation. In addition to exploring topics related to Cooperative Education and Internship, the course is designed to provide students with tools and strategies for successfully navigating the transition from student to employee. S/U Grading (S/U, Audit). Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

UNIV 117. Diversity at the University

1 Credit

In this course students will engage in discussions about diversity at the university, what it means in today’s society and local community, and build on its complexity at NMSU. S/U Grading (S/U, Audit). Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

UNIV 118. Career Explorations and Planning

1 Credit

This course is designed to increase the likelihood that individuals will successfully navigate the challenges they face when making college major and related career choices. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

UNIV 150. The Freshman Year Experience

3 Credits

An introduction to the university and its resources; emphasis on development of academic and personal skills that enable freshmen to become successful learners. Restricted to: Main campus only.

Prerequisite(s): Freshman Standing Only.

UNIV 161. NMSU Gospel Choir

1 Credit

Students will gain performance experience and exposure to urban contemporary gospel music. Open to all majors. May be taken for unlimited credit. Restricted to: Main campus only.