Graduate and Professional School: Success Strategies for Preparation, Admission, and Beyond (1 credit)
Course number: CFAN 3480, Section 1
Course dates:Tuesdays,1/19/2010 - 3/12/2010 (8 weeks)
Course meeting time: 3:35 - 4:25 PM
Instructor: Starr Sage, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Course description: This course is intended for junior and seniors- of all majors- with interests in career exploration and the pursuit of either graduate or professional school education (in any field). The course is designed to address the needs of multicultural students and those from diverse backgrounds who may be first generation college students. Students will learn about numerous University resources that will ensure their success as undergraduates and prepare them to be successful candidates for graduate or professional school. In addition, students will explore various program options, as well as application processes, admission requirements, success strategies, and expectations of graduate and professional students. Whether or not students have already considered attending graduate or professional school, this course is intended to help them solidify their post--‐ undergraduate plans. The course format involves lectures, discussions and interactive activities, as well as guest speakers and panel presentations. Course readings, assignments, and exercises are all intended to guide students to explore their options and prepare for post--‐baccalaureate education.