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Undergraduate Catalog

2013 - 2014

Life Sciences Student Services

Shauna C. Anderson Young, Assistant Dean
380 WIDB, (801) 422-3042

Admission to Life Sciences Preparation (Premajor Program)

The program has open enrollment.

The Discipline

This is a premajor program for students interested in biology or life sciences and haven't decided on a specific major. It will allow students to investigate the science classes and then move to a major in the college without losing time to graduation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Articulate and define personal, educational, and career goals.
  • Describe critical thinking and be able to use it in pertinent decision-making processes.
  • Realistically evaluate personal academic records.
  • Design a curriculum plan that will meet career goals in the most time efficient manner.
  • Describe character attributes that reflect high moral and ethical standards.
  • Define and implement service in a broad context.
  • Characterize the attributes of a responsible citizen.
  • Access campus resources.
  • Obtain a working knowledge of the university catalog and class schedule.
  • Become proficient at MyMAP.
  • Meet regularly with an academic advisor and come prepared to advising sessions.
  • Save copies of all important academic paperwork.