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E-130 – Professional & Academic Success Seminar (P.A.S.S.)


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The Professional and Academic Success Seminar (P.A.S.S.) is a required course for all incoming first-year students. The course trains students in the academic skills needed to maximize their academic performance. Students will practice and develop competencies in critical reading, case briefing, logic and legal analysis, note-taking, creating course outlines, and strategies and tactics for approaching multiple-choice and essay exams. The course also emphasizes developing effective study habits, time management and professionalism. Peer review, group work and faculty feedback provides students the opportunity to self-assess. Limited outside reading assigned, written assignments are all in-class. (Pass/No Credit/Fail)

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