University At Buffalo Experience * : Courses

UBE 101 University Experience

Seminar
Credits: 1
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Pre-requisites: Incoming freshmen only.
Grading: Pass/Fail
Weekly seminar that assists first-year students in making the transition to the university. Through a small, interactive classroom environment intended to engage students in learning, we provide resources, foster important relationships, and help students understand their responsibilities and privileges within the university community. A faculty or staff member and an undergraduate peer mentor collaboratively teach the course. UB 101 is for first semester students only. Students who are not in their first semester will be deregistered from the course. The repeat policy does not apply to this course.

UBE 102 Dynamics of Leadership

Seminar
Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (A-F)
For a student at the beginning of his/her leadership journey. Presents the fundamentals of leadership while allowing time for self awareness and discovery. Explores and defines different aspects of leadership, leaders on campus, and leadership in action, while making it clear that leadership is not just a position. Designed to develop leaders through an interactive group experience and require each student to be an active participant.

UBE 110 Introduction to Peer Education

Seminar
Credits: 2
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Prepares students for a peer education experience. Provides the skills necessary to play a role as a peer educator, a resident advisor, or a leader of a club or organization.

UBE 202 Career Planning

Lecture
Credits: 3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Assists students in examining their career choice. Focuses on career awareness, personal awareness, and educational awareness as they relate to the process of making a career decision. Discusses planning skills and self-assessment instruments that help identify tentative career options. Also explores decision-making strategies, resume/cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and job-search strategies.

UBE 302 College to Career

Lecture
Credits: 1
Semester(s): Winter
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Examines the components of managing a successful job/internship search by focusing on goal setting, identification of transferable skills, professional branding and integration of effective search techniques. Self-assessment instruments, planning and research skills will be cultivated to help generate career paths and facilitate the transition to the world of work. Special attention will be given to writing effective resumes/cover letters, developing interviewing skills, interacting directly with employers and utilizing a creative and proactive approach to generate opportunities.

UBE 495 Undergraduate Supervised Teaching

Tutorial
Credits: 2-3
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Students serve as undergraduate teaching assistants in one of the following courses: UBE 101 University Experience or UBE 202 Career Planning. Responsibilities for UBE 101 TAs (peer mentors) include serving as role models and sources of support to new students enrolled in UB 101, helping to ease their transition to UB. Peer Mentors share their experiences as successful students, and they work in collaboration with a UB 101 instructor, assisting with class participation and facilitating class discussions. Responsibilities for UBE 202 TAs include aiding the primary instructor and the students, and sharing their developing knowledge of the Career Services office.

UBE 496 Internship/Practicum

Tutorial
Credits: 1-3
Semester(s): (No information on typically offered semesters)
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Students increase their understanding of particular areas of interest including leadership, diversity, health and wellness, career planning, and more through educational and work experience in various Student Affairs offices.

UBE 499 Independent Study

Tutorial
Credits: 1-4
Semester(s): Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (A-F)
Offers students unique educational experiences not covered by existing formal courses.

Updated: 08 Jul 2014 09:13:51 EDT