The purpose of this course is to educate and equip Troy University students with information, skills and experiences necessary for current and long-term success, both in college and in life. Students will be presented with practical application techniques for inclusion in other courses offered at Troy University, specifically within English and Mathematics courses. Growth Mindset Theory and metacognitive learning strategies will be introduced to students. Self-awareness, self-management, time management, goal setting, and other topics will be discussed. Note: TROY 1103 is 3 credit hours for Troy Campus students and 1 credit hour for Dothan Campus students. This course is for institutional credit only and will not be used in meeting degree requirements. This course will not substitute for any general studies requirement.
The primary purpose of this course is to assist entering students in acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills to manage effectively the Troy University campus environment in order to maximize their potential for success at the University, in their careers, and throughout their lives.
The primary purpose of this course is to assist students who are exploring their educational career paths to identify interests, skills and values, and to develop goals. It also serves to assist non-traditional students considering a career change. Note: TROY 1103 is 3 credit hours for Troy Campus students and 1 credit hour for Dothan Campus students. This course is for institutional credit only and will not be used in meeting degree requirements. This course will not substitute for any general studies requirement.
This course is designed to examine the role of academic scholarship and the intellectual, civic and interpersonal outcomes of higher education. Through the course, students will engage in a service learning project while studying and reflecting on readings and activities to promote critical thinking skills, civic engagement and student success. Prerequisite and/or co-requisite: TROY 1101, Membership in First Year Studies Program Learning Community.
Students seeking a position as a peer mentor must participate in the class seminar for each topic. This course involves student’s active engagement in the delivery of peer education programs and services to the Troy campus community. The intent of this course is to provide students with the skills to facilitate one-on-one mentoring, health promotion among peers, and group presentations on health-related content to their peers. Students will learn about the programs and services at Troy University and will be able to articulate this to students in need of services. Students will also learn basic wellness, mental health and alcohol and other drug information in preparation for presentation to their peers.
Students will develop academic skills needed for college success while exploring civic and global issues faced in the 21st century. Students will develop an understanding of Troy University, career and scholastic development while engaging in critical thinking, readings and a service learning project focused on a public issue.
The primary purpose of this course is to aid students in making a successful transition from college to career. It also serves to aid non-traditional students in career transition.