Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017

UDM Academic Policies Course Descriptions List of All Programs Faculty
University Academic Services Courses

UAS 0750 Basic Math ReviewCredit Hours: 1

Individualized, programmed instruction in a lab setting designed to strengthen skills in preparation for UAS0800, Basic Mathematics. Offered in the second half of Fall and Winter semesters. This course does not generate earned credit toward graduation requirements.
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UAS 0800 Basic MathematicsCredit Hours: 3

Number concepts; basic operations with counting numbers, whole numbers, integers, and fractions; factoring; real numbers; ratio, proportion, and percent; decimal representations; exponents; scientific notation; geometric interpretation of numbers. Completion of this course with a grade of C or better is required in order to enroll in UAS 0950. This course does not generate earned hours toward graduation requirements.
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UAS 0900 Introductory Algebra ReviewCredit Hours: 1

Individualized, programmed instruction in a lab setting designed to strengthen skills in preparation for UAS 0950, Introduction to Algebra. Offered in the second half of Fall and Winter semesters. This course does not generate earned credit toward graduation requirements.
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UAS 0950 Elementary AlgebraCredit Hours: 3

Fundamental operations with signed numbers, linear equations and inequalities; graphing, linear systems; exponents and polynomials; factoring. This course is the prerequisite for MTH 1010. Completion of this course with a grade of C or better is required in order to enroll in MTH 1010. This course does not generate earned hours toward graduation requirements.

Prerequisites:
UAS 0800 (Minimum Grade of C, May not be taken concurrently)

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UAS 0990 Basic WritingCredit Hours: 3

Provides instruction and practice in effective writing, including extensive practice in fundamentals of critical thinking and college writing in preparation for English 1300 and 1310. Special attention is paid to generating, organizing, and developing ideas, as well as editing for syntax, mechanics, and style. Completion of this course with a grade of "C" or better is required in order to enroll in ENL 1300. This course does not generate earned hours toward graduation requirements.
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UAS 1040 Success Skills ICredit Hours: 3

Provides instruction and practice in developing effective college reading and study skills. Also provides practical experience in successful study strategies such as time management, note-taking, test-taking strategies, etc.
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UAS 1045 Academic EmpowermentCredit Hours: 3

Provides instruction for academic study skills based on the research of learning and thinking strategies of successful learners such as note-taking, problem-solving, creating goals, and feedback. Also provides practical experience in successful study strategies such as time management, academic and career exploration.
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UAS 1050 College Success Skills IICredit Hours: 3

Provides specific instruction and practice in skills necessary for academic success such as time management, college-level reading, vocabulary development, textbook marking, note-taking, test-taking strategies, and research paper presentation.
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UAS 1070 Academic/Athletic TransitionsCredit Hours: 1

Focuses on the needs of new student athletes (first term freshmen and transfer students), including skill development in time management, academic and career planning, decision-making, relationships, health/nutrition, and training in drug and alcohol awareness.
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