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University Courses

Instructors for University courses are drawn from the general faculty.  Courses with the University prefix are elective courses for personal growth which combine a theoretical understanding of the subject with practical application.  Student Affairs provides other growth experiences on a non-credit basis.  Students are encouraged to seek advisement concerning the appropriate courses or development experiences to meet their needs.

Course Offerings

Lower Division

UNV 101  Personal, Social and Intellectual Development (3) FS.

A consideration of individual development with the goal of increasing knowledge of self and others within the University.
Topics include self-knowledge and assessment, learning to learn, career development, and making the best use of university resources. 

UNV 289  Exploring Leadership and Service Learning (3) FS.

Enhance students' ability to apply leadership theories/concepts, critical/reflective thinking, and improve student leadership on campus.  Weekly lectures combined with 30 hours of community service.  Topics include personality types, leadership styles, organizational development, affecting change, involving organizations, and diversity. 

UNV 295  Selected Topics in University Courses (1-3). 

A course in a topic of special interest to both faculty and students for which no current course exists.  Topic will be announced in the Schedule of Classes.  Repeatable for credit. 

UNV 395  Selected Topics in University Courses (1-3). 

A course in a topic of special interest to both faculty and students for which no current course exists.  Topic will be announced in the Schedule of Classes.  Repeatable for credit. 

Infrequently Offered Courses

The following courses are scheduled on a "demand" basis.  Students should consult the department office for information about the next schedule offering.

UNV 110  Dominguez Hills Experience (2) F.

Introduction to resources, services, policies and procedures of the University; teaching of effective listening, inter-personal communication, term paper preparation, and other skills which will enhance and facilitate the educational experience. 

UNV 222  Learning How to Study (2). 

Provides clarity regarding tasks to accomplish when studying and the tools to do it.  Covers skills ranging from "mastering a concept" to "figuring out your term paper topic prior to the night before it's due."  Lecture and practice format.  CR/NC grading.