First-Year Programs currently administers the GEP 101 course, First-Year Foundations, and IDS 310 Peer Leadership; a leadership and support course for students serving as peer leaders in GEP 101.
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations introduces students to Missouri State's Public Affairs mission, and also facilitates students' transition to the University.
To offer a foundation for student success.
GEP 101 is an integrative and interdisciplinary experience which addresses public affairs issues and individual choices promoting academic success.
IDS 310 is required for students who are selected as Peer Leaders. Trained Peer Leaders work collaboratively with GEP 101 Instructors to serve as role models, assist with class activities and teaching, develop positive relationships with new students, and serve as resources for informing students about campus activities and services.