10E. ACE UCLA | Critical Strategies to Achieve Undergraduate Excellence for First-Generation Students
Seminar, two hours. Not open to students who have completed University Studies 10A, 10B, 10C, 10D, or former course 10. Designed to assist first-generation students in making successful transition to UCLA by focusing on academic, social, and emotional aspects of transition. Study of research university's history, mission, rigors, expectations of students, and pedagogical implications. Cultivation of formal space on campus where UCLA students learn to engage collaboratively with diverse community of scholars; to comprehend and apply theoretical foundations of college student development; to navigate complex structure of UCLA; and to be fully aware of their value to intellectual fabric of institution as contributors to innovative research and scholarship. P/NP grading.