Foundations For General Education And Professional Success –
This general education course is designed to introduce the intentional learner to communication, collaboration, information utilization, critical thinking, problem solving and professional competence and values. The course uses an interdisciplinary approach for the learner to develop personal, academic strategies in order to reach desired goals and achieve academic success.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.
- Identify university resources required for student success.
- Develop educational goals.
- Recognize the importance of personal responsibility.
- Demonstrate the key elements of the writing process.
- Describe methods of collaboration.
- Determine strategies for enhancing team performance.
- Identify strategies for conflict resolution.
- Perform research in the University Library.
- Evaluate sources of information for relevancy, reliability, and bias.
- Demonstrate summarizing, paraphrasing, and quoting information from various sources.
- Prepare a research paper.
- Prepare a presentation.
Critical Thinking and Professional Competence
- Examine ethics issues.
- Identify personal bias and emotion.
- Determine the relationship between higher education and professional competence.
- The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
- While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
- Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.