Students taking HUM 101 and 102 are required to attend at least two workshops on topics that address first-year student needs, such as health and wellness issues, time management, studying, using the library, getting involved on campus, and faculty expectations. These workshops can be accessed on OrgSync at https://orgsync.com/join/43188/first-year-experience-programs
First-Year Experience Courses
All first-year students at EOU who enter with under 30 credits take an FYE course fall and winter terms: either Humanities 101/102 or Core 101/102. These courses are designed to help students be successful at EOU, and serve as a guide and orientation to college.
Humanities 101 is a one-credit hour course which exposes students to the learning traditions and resources of EOU and the culture of higher education, and assists in the development of intellectual, personal, and social skills that will allow students to be successful at EOU and beyond.
Hum 101 Course Objectives:
- Gain an understanding of the learning traditions and resources of EOU
- Develop intellectual, personal, and social skills and healthy relationships that will assist in future terms at EOU and beyond
- Develop skills in preparation for their future roles of productive employee and citizen in a diverse, global society
- Demonstrate critical awareness of their personal belief systems and recognize how such factors influence self-concepts, relationships to/with others, and contributions to higher education.
Humanities 102 is a one-credit hour course which assists students in exploring the connection between higher education and life now and post-graduation by exploring their values, interests, and abilities, connecting these to careers and college majors, and developing both information and financial literacy skills.
Hum 102 Course objectives:
- Gain knowledge and understanding of their values, interests, skills, and abilities related to careers.
- Apply this knowledge to choose a career field to research and gain knowledge about the skills, abilities, and educational requirements for a position in the field.
- Develop information literacy- and financial- literacy skills in preparation for their future role as a productive employee and citizen in a diverse, global society
- Develop an understanding of how healthy lifestyles connect to the world of work.
Core 101 and 102 are required for certain students who take the Accuplacer and test into developmental Math and Writing, or students whose SAT scores indicate this placement, as determined by their academic advisor.
For more information about Core 101 and 102, please contact Anna Maria Dill in the Learning Center at 541-962-3774, or firstname.lastname@example.org.