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Learning communities extend your learning by connecting a section of UNIV 101 to a second course or by focusing your learning through a theme. By enrolling in a learning community, you will explore an interesting topic with other new students in multiple contexts. 

 

 

  • Special sections of UNIV 101 that explore the university through a particular theme (sports, leadership, volunteering, well-being, global culture, and creativity)
  • Get to know other new students who share your passion for the course’s theme
  • Have memorable experiences, plan for academic and personal wellness, and develop strategies to be successful at KU
  • 2-credit-hour experience for incoming freshman students

 

 

  • Connects a section of UNIV 101 to a second course that satisfies a KU Core requirement
  • Hone your skills while exploring the university through the linked course’s topic (biology, psychology, sociology, and more)
  • Get to know other new students in your seminar course who will also be in the same linked course—provides support for navigating larger courses
  • Have memorable experiences, plan for academic and personal wellness, and develop strategies to be successful at KU
  • 5-credit-hour experience for incoming freshman students

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