Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course is designed to prepare and support junior or senior students who are selected to be peer leaders in First Year Seminar (GSR 101) classes. Content includes development of lesson plans and actual instruction, integration of theories and practices of college student development, leadership, learning styles, critical thinking, and needs of first-year students. The course consists of a weekly seminar, 3-credit GSR 101 classes, and weekly appointments with the GSR 101 lead instructor.

Prerequisites: GSR 101 and 102, GPA of 3.0 or higher, recommendation by a current or former instructor, junior class standing (preferred), and interview with FYS director/GSR 101 coordinator.

Credit: 3