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UCOL 100A, B, C-1,1,1 Foundations of Inquiry for Dual Admission Program Students
This three-part online course supports transfer students who plan to attend SIU Carbondale and are participating in the SIU Dual Admission Program. Upon completion of this course, students will have started to prepare their transfer plans, built community among other prospective transfer students, and learned to cope with pressures affecting college students. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to potential academic and career tracks associated with the disciplines offered at SIU. Students will take from one to three credit hours each semester beginning as early as their second semester at a community college. Completing parts A, B, and C satisfies the University Core Curriculum,Foundations of Inquiry requirement at SIU.

UCOL 101A-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Academic Success Seminar
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry through intentional delivery of the Academic Success Seminar student-centered materials and the Center for Academic Success services. Sections will be limited to approximately 25 students each.

UCOL 101B-3 Foundations of Inquiry for Business
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry-the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks-associated with the disciplines of the College of Business at SIU. Sections will be limited to approximately 25 students each. Two sections will be restricted to College of Business FIG 1 and FIG 2 students.

UCOL 101C-3 Foundations of Inquiry: School of Art and Design
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks-associated with the disciplines offered in the School of Art and Design at SIU. Sections will be limited to approximately 25 students each.

UCOL 101D-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Foreign Languages
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interest, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with the study of a foreign language. In UCOL 101D: Foreign Language, you will study theories of second language acquisition, and how they can inform you learning across the curriculum, and you will discuss and debate the interaction between language and culture.

UCOL 101E-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to Engineering
(Same as ECE 101 and ENGR 101) Introduction to the engineering profession and the engineering programs in the College of Engineering. Lectures and hands-on laboratory projects aimed at stimulating interest in engineering and at guiding students in choosing an engineering curriculum. Seminars presented by distinguished speakers on engineering careers, ethics, and employment trends. No prerequisites.

UCOL 101F-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Women’s Seminar
This first-year seminar creates a collective environment where female students can discuss and examine their experiences, achievements, and positions in higher education and society. The primary goal is to build a community of first-year women leaders and provide a space to examine their academic experiences. The course supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success.

UCOL 101G-3 Foundations of Inquiry. Campus Sustainability:SIU Environmental Activities
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks-associated with the disciplines of a particular college at SIU. Students will learn about, experience, and participate in sustainability activities on campus and in the southern Illinois region. Sections will be limited to approximately 20 students each.

UCOL 101H-3 Foundations of Inquiry in Education and Human Services
This course provides a survey of various fields of study in the College of Education and Human Services. The course is oriented for students in their first year of university life, and supports the transition to a research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that are required for academic and personal success. Students will develop these capbilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry-the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career pathways found among the disciplines in this College.

UCOL 101I-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to Agriculture, Food and Forestry
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquirythe interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks-associated with the disciplines of the College of Agricultural Sciences at SIU. Sections will be limited to approximately 25 students each.

UCOL 101J-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Careers in Music
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with music. Students will explore what it means to be a music major, what careers they might pursue, activities, required skills, rewards, and expectations associated with majors in music, and how to navigate programs involving more than one school or college.

UCOL 101K-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to History
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interest, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with history. This is a recommended course for potential history majors (in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Education and Human Services), but is open to any interested students. Students will acquire an understanding of the basic analytical, writing, and research skills specific to the historical profession and general to the social sciences and the humanities.

UCOL 101L-3 Foundations of Inquiry in the Liberal Arts
Course provides a survey of various fields of study that comprise the liberal arts. The course is oriented for students in their first year of university life, and supports the transition to a research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that are required for academic and personal success. Students will develop these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career pathways found among the social sciences, arts, and humanities.

UCOL 101M-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to Mass Communication And Media Arts
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks–associated with the disciplines offered in the College of Mass Communications and Media Arts.

UCOL 101N-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Non-traditional and Military Students
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interest, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with the disciplines at SIU. This class focuses on concerns of Non-traditional and Military (Active, Guard, Reserve, Veterans) students, but it is open to any interested students.

UCOL 101O-3 Foundations of Inquiry
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks found among the social sciences, arts, and humanities. The specific content of this section of UCOL 101 adds an anthropological perspective to the topics discussed.

UCOL 101P-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Careers in Psychology
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks–associated with psychology. This is a required course for psychology majors but is open to any interested student.

UCOL 101R-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Speech Communication
This first-year seminar supports the transition of firstyear students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interest, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with the disciplines of a particular college at SIU. Specific to Speech Communication, this course will provide a rich foundation for developing essential personal, academic, and professional communication skills. These skills will be explored in relation to everyday interactions, education, networking and mentoring relationships, the workplace, social media, cultural awareness, and civic engagement.

UCOL 101S-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to Scientific Research
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks–associated with the disciplines within the College of Science at SIU. [Check to see if Course description corresponds with SCI123].

UCOL 101T-3 Foundations of Inquiry in Aviation Technologies
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks–associated with a major in Aviation Technologies.

UCOL 101U-3 Foundations of Inquiry
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry–the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks–associated with the disciplines offered at SIU. Sections will be limited to approximately 25 students each.

UCOL 101V-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Political Science
This course provides a survey of various fields of study that comprise the liberal arts. The course is oriented for students in their first year of university life, and supports the transition to a research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors that are required for academic and personal success. Students will develop these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry-the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career pathways found among the social sciences, arts, and humanities. Seminars presented by distinguished speakers on careers and topics of particular interest to Political Science majors. Open to students in any major.

UCOL 101X-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Introduction to Information Assurance and Cybersecurity
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter ourresearch university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry - the interest, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks associated with the disciplines at SIU. Students will be exposed to concepts and terminology relating to computer security. Additional topics will include methods for identifying and avoiding common security threats.

UCOL 101Y-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Black Men’s Initiative
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success. Students will acquire these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry-the interests, assumptions, methodologies, and potential academic and career tracks-associated with the disciplines offered at SIU. The particular focus of this course is on the black male experience. Through studying African American role models, students will investigate the triumphs, struggles, and complexities of the black male experience. Students will also learn how media and cultural representations affect expectations of academic success for black males. Enrollment in this course is open to all students.

UCOL 101Z-3 Foundations of Inquiry: Aviation Management and Flight
This first-year seminar supports the transition of first-year students as they enter our research university. Students will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors critical for academic and personal success; acquiring these capabilities as they are introduced to the foundations of inquiry. Successful completion of UCOL101Z will fulfill the University Core Curriculum requirements for Area1-Inquiry for Aviation Management and Flight students.