Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

GCSU - Student Success

GCSU 0001 First Year Academic Seminar

The First Year Academic Seminar course for students who have not yet declared a specific area of study. It is a one credit hour course that is a required component of students' schedules during their first term at Georgia College. The course is designed to assist students in adapting to college life at Georgia College, to become familiar with the resources to assist them in achieving their goals, and to provide opportunities to research majors and career fields. Concurrently, the course is structured in a manner conducive to assisting students in the development of academic skills, including such concepts as improving studying and learning strategies, setting and achieving academic goals, time management, and self-management. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.


GCSU 1010 Student Success

GCSU 1010 is a one credit hour course that focuses on issues related to successful campus and community living.


GCSU 1015 Strategies for Learning

A course designed to help freshmen develop strategies and skills necessary to become more autonomous and successful learners in the university setting. Areas of study include motivation, time management, test-taking techniques, effective note-taking, memory enhancement, appropriate study routines, and communication with professors.


GCSU 1020 Student Leadership

A one credit hour course that serves to develop a fundamental understanding of effective leadership skills.


GCSU 1030 Career Planning

A course for junior and senior level students to assist them in preparing for the world of work. GCSU 1030 focuses on resume development and avenues for researching career tools and corporate information.