FAQs

How much will I be paid?

GEP 101 Compensation Schedule, Effective Fall 2012

Classification of Faculty/Staff

Compensation per section

Professor

3,200

Associate Professor

2,800

Assistant Professor

2,400

Instructors/non-tenure track/per course

2,400

Staff with doctorate

2,400

Staff with masters

2,400

*Compensation schedule approved by Provost and President, December 2011

Exceptions:  Some faculty/staff teach as part of job duty.  E.g. Deans, academic dept. heads, some academic advisors, etc.

How will I be paid?

Instructors may choose supplemental pay, or transfer of funds to department.  Typically, instructors are eligible to use these funds for conference travel, etc.  This is at the discretion of the appropriate department head/ administrator.

What are the GEP101 course goals and objectives?

Goal 1:  Students will develop the necessary skills to be academically successful and will understand the role of scholarship in the University and in larger society.

Objective A1: Students will develop information literacy, critical thinking, and communication skills in an academic area by successfully completing a research project or scholarly paper and orally presenting a summary of findings.

Objective B1:  Students will develop knowledge and skills related to student success. (e.g., Goal Setting, Learning Styles, Study Skills, Time Management, Personal Finance, Graduation plans, etc.)

Objective C1:  Students will follow policies and practices of academic integrity and ethical behavior expected in the academic community.

 

Goal 2:  Students will comprehend the importance of the University’s Public Affairs Mission, which includes community engagement, cultural competence and ethical leadership.

Objective A2: Students will be able to articulate and apply the University’s Public Affairs Mission through a critical analysis of a common reader.

Objective B2:  Students will create a collaborative group project, presentation, or participate in a service activity that illustrates the connection of the Public Affairs Mission to an academic course topic.

Objective C2:  Students will be exposed to divergent perspectives in order to build an understanding of how diverse ideas strengthen a community.

 

Goal 3:  Students will establish campus connections and a supportive network of faculty, staff, and other students to facilitate a successful transition to the university.

Objective A3: Students will identify avenues for participation in student organizations and co-curricular activities.

Objective B3: Students will establish effective working relationships with their instructors, academic advisor, and other campus personnel as necessary.

 *Course goals and objectives revised and approved by First-Year Council, Spring 2013

 

Catalog Description

An integrative and interdisciplinary experience that addresses public affairs issues and individual choices promoting academic success.  Required of all freshmen during their first semester.  Honors students must substitute UHC 110 for this class.

Will my classroom have PC capabilities?

(i.e., show PowerPoint slides and will be connected to the web).

Yes, those classrooms designated for GEP 101 (MADH 201, MADH 202, MADH 203, PUMM 201, PUMM 302, UNVH 200 and UNVH 201) are all wired for internet and have a Audio-Visual Computer Cart available.

Our office also works with faculty and staff for other spaces around campus when they are available.  If you have a specific classroom in mind, please let us know at time of application.