Parent/Family Orientation University Exploratory Studies Program
Purpose of today
What does it mean to be part of UESP?
In UESP, students are not ‘undecided’ They have decided toExplore!
UESP Decision Making Model Assess yourself. Explore academic & career options. Decide and act.
What do we ask of your students?
Learn to study at the college level.
Meet with us every quarter.
Check their email every day.
Be honest with us!
Don’t let little problems become big problems.
What do we ask of you?
Fully support your student’s exploration.
Give them the freedom to explore new and different pathways.
Maintain healthy relationships and open communication.
Encourage their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.
Believe in them.
What can you expect from us?
Genuine, ongoing interest in your student’s development, academic health and success.
Help staying on track, academically.
Guidance in developing both academic and career goals.
Explanations of complex academic policies, procedures, or requirements.
The Goal: A Bachelor’s Degree Total: 180 credits
What is a Credit? The value assigned to a course based on the type and level of the subject material, as well as the expected number of hours spent on class preparation. One credit generally = three hours of work per week, in and out of class.
What is Baccalaureate Core? Skills Courses (15 credits): Writing (3 classes), Math (at least one class), Health and Fitness (one lecture, one lab) Perspective Courses (24 credits): Physical Science Biological Science One More Science Western Culture Cultural Diversity Literature and the Arts Social Process and Institutions Difference, Power and Discrimination (3 credits) Synthesis Courses (6 credits) Writing Intensive Courses (3 credits)
Exploring Civil EngineeringBrenda Bridges Civil & Construction Engineering 101 Chemistry 201 Math 251 Writing 121 Geosciences 105
Brenda’s Schedule Brenda Bridges is interested in exploring civil engineering. Total Credits this term: 15
Exploring Human Behavior and Social Sciences Christopher Service Sociology 204 Human Development & Family Sciences 201 Math 111 Health and Human Sciences 231 (Lecture) Health and Human Sciences 241 (Lab) Academic Learning Services 199 U-Engage
Chris’ Schedule Christopher Service is interested in studying human behavior and exploring Social Science majors. Total Credits this term: 15
Zero to Success In 77 Days!
Week by week list of high points.
Campus and web resources.
Suggestions, tips, and reminders.
Degree Partnership Program A program that allows students to be concurrently enrolled at OSU and any Oregon community college. (Representatives from LBCC will be in 112A Bexell Hall from 1-4 pm tomorrow)
Some Important Academic Resources Educational Opportunity Program Disabilities Access Services Academic Success Center Center for Writing and Learning Career Services Counseling And Psychological Services Intercultural Student Services
FERPAFamily Education Rights and Privacy Act When you need information ….. ask your student. All information about your student is protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. http://oregonstate.edu/uesp/
Change is the only constant.--Heraclitus Enjoy the changes that this season will bring, both to you and to your student. We understand that this isn’t just any student……it’s your student.