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Welcome to the   College of  Liberal Arts Fall 2009
Academic Departments Fine Arts Humanities Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Art English Anthropology American Studies Grap...
What is a Liberal Arts Education? <ul><li>Thinkers  </li></ul><ul><li>Creators  </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens </li></ul><ul><...
Academic Success <ul><li>Everybody starts college with a new GPA. </li></ul><ul><li>You have a CLEAN SLATE. </li></ul><ul>...
Introduce Yourself
What goes into a Liberal Arts degree?
Liberal Arts Packet Guide to Graduation What is the purpose of the Baccalaureate Core? <ul><li>To learn more about other a...
Liberal Arts Packet <ul><li>Class Selection 101 </li></ul><ul><li>*Alpha Sectioning </li></ul><ul><li>Major Classes for Fr...
Advice from Graduating Seniors
Top 10 Employer Valued Skills <ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Honesty and Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Teamw...
What will happen tomorrow? <ul><li>Actively participate </li></ul><ul><li>- Ask questions  </li></ul><ul><li>(Not your par...
Important Technical Info…. <ul><li>Important Numbers you need to Know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student ID /GAP </li></ul></ul...
 
Take advantage of your <ul><li>OPPORTUNITIES! </li></ul><ul><li>~Get Involved~ </li></ul>
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Liberal Arts

  1. 1. Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts Fall 2009
  2. 2. Academic Departments Fine Arts Humanities Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Art English Anthropology American Studies Graphic Design Foreign Languages and Literatures Economics Ethnic Studies Music History Political Science New Media Communication Theatre Arts Philosophy Psychology Women Studies Speech Communication Sociology Liberal Studies Art History
  3. 3. What is a Liberal Arts Education? <ul><li>Thinkers </li></ul><ul><li>Creators </li></ul><ul><li>Citizens </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders </li></ul>
  4. 4. Academic Success <ul><li>Everybody starts college with a new GPA. </li></ul><ul><li>You have a CLEAN SLATE. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of you had a 3.0 + GPA in high school. </li></ul><ul><li>Get to know your faculty/instructors. </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with Advisers. </li></ul><ul><li>Successful time management is KEY. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Introduce Yourself
  6. 6. What goes into a Liberal Arts degree?
  7. 7. Liberal Arts Packet Guide to Graduation What is the purpose of the Baccalaureate Core? <ul><li>To learn more about other areas outside your major </li></ul><ul><li>To explore potential majors or minors </li></ul><ul><li>To work on the skills necessary to succeed in college </li></ul><ul><li>To expose you to the notions of cultural diversity and difference, power and discrimination </li></ul>
  8. 8. Liberal Arts Packet <ul><li>Class Selection 101 </li></ul><ul><li>*Alpha Sectioning </li></ul><ul><li>Major Classes for Freshmen </li></ul><ul><li>Department Contacts/ </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Dates </li></ul><ul><li>International Degree </li></ul><ul><li>Advisor/Advisee Responsibilities </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advice from Graduating Seniors
  10. 10. Top 10 Employer Valued Skills <ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Honesty and Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Interpersonal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Motivation/Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Strong Work Ethic </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility/Adaptability </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Skills </li></ul>
  11. 11. What will happen tomorrow? <ul><li>Actively participate </li></ul><ul><li>- Ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>(Not your parents) </li></ul><ul><li>Student Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Adviser Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Responsibility </li></ul>
  12. 12. Important Technical Info…. <ul><li>Important Numbers you need to Know </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student ID /GAP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PIN (given to you by your advisor) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Math placement </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language Placement </li></ul><ul><li>AP/Transfer credits? </li></ul><ul><li>U-Engage, Dept. Orientation classes </li></ul><ul><li>Online schedule of classes </li></ul><ul><li>ONID account </li></ul><ul><li>Word of the day … the “F” word </li></ul><ul><li>“ F-L-E-X-I-B-I-L-I-T-Y” </li></ul><ul><li>START Checklist </li></ul>
  13. 14. Take advantage of your <ul><li>OPPORTUNITIES! </li></ul><ul><li>~Get Involved~ </li></ul>

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