IDS1003 Learning Strategies and Applications (2)
This course will equip students with the tools that will enable them to become efficient and independent learners. Through readings, discussions, and activities, students are introduced to various study skills and strategies that they can immediately apply to the courses they take. Topics include goal setting, memory principles, time management, note taking, test taking, reading, writing, utilizing learning support services, stress management, etc. Units apply toward graduation.
IDS1024 Bay Area Cultural Events (1-3)
This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to Bay Area cultural events in music, theatre, and literature, including events from diverse cultural sources.
IDS1200 Freshman Year Seminar (3)
The Freshman Year Seminar is an interdisciplinary course that introduces traditional-aged students to the Mission of the University, its core values and competencies, and the Hallmarks of a Notre Dame de Namur Learning Community. Students explore their identities as members of local, national, and global multicultural communities through critical reflection and community-based learning activities. Readings are selected to challenge students' intellectual visions and interests. Reflection and written and oral communication skills are emphasized. Written and oral communication skills are emphasized. Leadership and collaboration skills are developed, while enrichment activities correlate residence hall and other campus events with the academic program.
IDS2024 Bay Area Cultural Events (1-3)
This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to Bay Area cultural events in music, theatre, and literature, including events from diverse cultural sources. The amount of work required for upper-division credit will differ in both quantity and quality from that required for lower-division credit.
IDS7001 Learning Strategies: Application to Coursework (3)
This course equips students with the tools necessary to enable them to become independent learners. The strategies and study skills allow students to immediately apply what they learn to their courses. The course includes, but is not limited to, setting goals, time management, memory, note taking, and reading and writing strategies and study skills. Units do not apply toward graduation but do count for financial aid purposes. Required for provisionally admitted students.