Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5450. First Year Experience

1.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 1 credits.

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides graduate students with the support and opportunities to adjust to the academic, social, and cultural life at UConn. Students learn from peers and faculty to be healthy, happy, successful, and graduate on time. Provides an open forum for discussion about graduate school transitions from college/work to being a student again, issues and concerns, and promotes all around greater self-awareness, growth, and understanding of the student as a scholar, leader, individual, and global citizen. Over the course of the semester, students will review components of graduate school holistically and through various activities to aid students in developing the following essential skills: self-advocacy, overall well-being, as well as information, technology, and resources available for graduate students; preparing them for success in their personal, academic, and professional lives at UConn and beyond.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 14183 Storrs In Person Ghiaei, Aida 001 Reg We 12:00pm‑1:00pm
6/30 CAST 201 1.00 Graded