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University of West Alabama    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017 - 2018 General Catalogue

Freshman Studies Program


The Freshman Studies Program is designed to facilitate the entering freshman’s acclimation to the college experience. All entering freshmen or students with 20 hours or less are required to complete UWA 101  during their first semester of enrollment at UWA as part of the General Studies component. They are introduced to the campus and to many of the faculty and administrative staff and are shown what UWA offers them. Qualified personnel are available for personal counseling, and other forms of guidance.

A second aspect of the Freshman Studies Program is the provision of special courses designed to help students develop their abilities from the level of competence which they have as they enter college. Students who lack the necessary proficiency in specific areas are assigned to developmental courses in order to provide them with the extra help which they need before enrolling in regular college courses in those areas. At present, developmental courses are offered in the basic skills of reading, writing, and mathematics.

Further information may be obtained from the Dean of Liberal Arts, Station 23, the University of West Alabama, Livingston, Alabama 35470.