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First-Year Experience programs help guide first-year students through their academic and co-curricular experiences at EOU and assist them in becoming successful students. Engaging and integrated experiences are provided that assist students in developing critical thinking skills, health and wellness skills/behaviors, an understanding of their own values and beliefs, and exposure to and education about values and beliefs that may differ from their own.
Contact Information – Kathleen Brown 541-962-3142
HUM 101 – Eastrek 1 (Credits: 1) Part of Eastern Oregon University’s first year experience program, HUM 101 is a one-credit hour course designed to guide students to the resources of EOU and the culture of higher education. HUM 101
assists students in the development of intellectual, personal, and social skills, and health and stress management that will allow them to be successful at EOU and beyond. This course focuses on skills first year students’ need in time management, study strategies, and note taking. HUM 101 is required for all first year students who enter EOU with less than 30 college credit hours.
HUM 102 – Eastrek 2 (Credits: 1) Part of Eastern Oregon University’s first year experience program, HUM 102 is a one-credit hour course designed to assist in the development of student’s strengths through assessment of skills, interests, and abilities related to major and minor exploration and academic success. HUM 102 also explores financial literacy. HUM 102 is required for all first year students who enter EOU with less than 30 college credit hours.
CORE 101- Integrated Std Sem*GTW (Credits: 3) Gen Ed Core-Gateway Part of EOU’s first year experience program, Core 101 is a 3 credit seminar intended for selected first year students who are part of the Integrated Studies
Program (ISP) and is linked with a WR 115 class in which the students are concurrently enrolled. Core 101 is designed to introduce students to the culture and traditions of higher education, the resources of EOU, and to assist them in the development of intellectual, personal, and social skills that will allow them to be successful at EOU and beyond.
CORE 102- Gateway Seminar*GTW (Credits: 3)Gen Ed Core-Gateway Part of EOU’s first year experience program, Core 102 is a 3 credit seminar focused on personal assessment and exploration of career and college major choices. The course is intended to introduce students to occupational research, goal setting, and the relationship between college majors and careers.
ONLINE HUM 105 – Success In College (Credits: 2) This course is part of Eastern Oregon University’s (EOU) First Year Experience program and is designed for online students with less than 30 credit hours. Students will examine topics and issues central to success in college. These topics will be addressed through learning activities centered on academic success, including exploration of resources and self-assessments. The course will allow students the opportunity to explore career fields and college majors. Online discussions and learning activities serve as an introduction to and preparation for further intellectual life and university-level study.
Enjoy the term and Go Mountaineers!