First-Year Programs has created a GEP101 course for incoming students at Missouri State University that help with their transition into university living. Another course they created, IDS 310, was created to help Peer Leaders cope with their duties in the classroom. Below are the course descriptions for both classes:
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations. 2 (2-0) F, S, Su.
An integrative and interdisciplinary experience which 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.
IDS 310 Peer Leadership. 1 (1-0) D.
Designed for the study and practical application of leadership skills that will benefit Peer Leaders working with GEP 101 instructors and students. Open to Peer Leaders only. May be repeated to a total of 3 hours.