Course Description

Required for all first-time, full-time freshmen.  McMurry 101 is a freshman seminar course that emphasizes skills, experiences, and relationships necessary for college success. Sessions will focus on academic skills, time management, career development, and project production. Class work will be augmented by participation in out-of-class academic and personal development activities.

Course Objective

1. Attend class, be on time and prepared to engage in active learning (attendance/participation)
2. Attend student activities as defined in the McMurry 101 syllabus (ethical, personal growth)
3. Set goals for making satisfactory progress toward a degree (goal setting, note-taking, textbook reading, test preparation)
4. Develop and implement a study schedule sufficient to maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.5 or greater (time management)
5. Develop friends, project committees and learning communities among McMurry students (personal development)
6. Participate in preparations for Homecoming   (university traditions)
7. Attend class-sponsored social activity  (campus community)


McMurry 101 Syllabus