Undergraduate Education Course Descriptions

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar (0 semester hours) This course is a graduation requirement for all first time in college freshmen. This course is designed to introduce incoming freshmen to the intellectual and cultural environment of the university and the impacts it will have on their lives as students. The course incorporates presentations by leading UT Dallas faculty members on research developments of major current interest, small section meetings to discuss these presentations and matters of general concern to UT Dallas freshmen, and a substantial component of on-line learning focused on developing the strategies and tactics that will lead to successful careers at UT Dallas and beyond. This class is required of all first time in college freshman students. ECS 1200 may be substituted for UNIV 1010, provided students attend the large faculty lectures and complete the on-line learning focused on developing the strategies and tactics that will lead to successful careers at UT Dallas and beyond. Credit/No Credit only. (2-0) Y

UNIV 2V99 Collegium V Honors Readings (1-3 semester hours) An interdisciplinary exploration of contemporary topics in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering. CV Honors approval needed. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours ([1-3]-0) S

UNIV 3V99 Collegium V Honors Readings (1-3 semester hours) An n interdisciplinary exploration of contemporary topics in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering. CV Honors approval needed. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours ([1-3]-0) S

UNIV 4074 Student Leadership and Mentoring (0 semester hours) This is the required course for all students selected to participate in the First Year Leader Program, in which students team-teach the UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar course. (May be repeated up to three times.) (2-0) Y

UNIV 4V96 Special Topics (1-3 semester hours) Subject matter will vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit (6 hours maximum). ([1-3]-0) S

UNIV 4V97 Independent Study (1-3 semester hours) Independent study under a faculty member’s direction. Consent of instructor required. May be repeated for credit (6 hours maximum). ([1-3]-0) S

UNIV 4V98 Internship (1-6 semester hours) Students undertake a new learning experience at a faculty-supervised work situation in business, government, or social service agency, arts institution, or other setting appropriate to the student’s concentration. Sites may be local, out of state, or abroad. An internship provides exposure to a professional working environment, application of theory to working realities, and an opportunity to test skills and clarify goals in a specific field. Experience gained may also serve as a work credential after graduation. Course requirements include writing a journal and research paper connecting theory to practice. This course is open to all majors at UT Dallas. Consent of instructor required. This course can only be taken Credit/No Credit. May be repeated for credit (6 hours maximum). ([1-6]-0) S

UNIV 4V99 Collegium V Honors Readings (1-3 semester hours) An n interdisciplinary exploration of contemporary topics in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering. CV Honors approval needed. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours ([1-3]-0) S