University College offers curricular and co-curricular initiatives to challenge and support students from their first day on campus through commencement. Composed of the Department of First-Year and Transition Studies and the Department of University Studies, University College is also the academic home of the Center for Student Leadership. University College promotes innovative interdisciplinary teaching and learning through first-year seminars, learning communities, Senior-Year Experience, the Leadership Studies certificate program, and the Integrative Studies degree program. It provides all learning support courses, and it houses numerous academic support programs such as Supplemental Instruction, the Math Lab, and the ESL Study Center.
Programs of Study
The Department of University Studies within University College offers students a degree program in Integrative Studies.
This Integrative Studies degree program directly reflects and advances several aspects of the institutional mission at the baccalaureate level. Given the collaborative and integrative nature of this degree, it both broadens and deepens the current degree offerings, while at the same time ensures a focused, deliberate custom-designed degree program for students.
Institutionally, by encouraging cross-disciplinary connections, this degree facilitates, increases, and enhances linkages between and among existing departments. Additionally it provides students with a broad spectrum of institutional options.