SCH: University Scholars Program

SCH 101: Introduction to Stony Brook

A seminar intended to integrate students into the University Scholars Program and into the University community by providing information about Stony Brook and a forum for discussion of values, intellectual and social development, and personal as well as institutional expectations. This course is a graduation requirement for all first year students (students in their first year of college study). Not for credit in addition to ADV 101, GLS 101, ACH 101, LDS 101, HDV 101, ITS 101, SSO 101, SBU 101, or LSE 101.

Prerequisite: Admission to the University Scholars Program

1 credit, S/U grading

SCH 275: Scholars Fellows Seminar

Creates a curricular component for the second year of the University Scholars experience. Scholars Fellows will enroll in SCH 275 in the spring semester of their freshman year and SCH 276 in the fall semester of their sophomore year. 275 (spring) engages students in four main content areas: student development theory, scholarship on mentoring and leadership development, concepts of teaching and learning, and programming and event planning. These areas prepare students for supervised learning and teaching experiences that will occur primarily in the fall 276 course.

Prerequisite: A grade of "S" in SCH 101; Member of the University Scholars Program; permission of the instructor

1 credit, S/U grading

SCH 276: Scholars Fellows Practicum

The second semester in the sequence following SCH 275. Students assume higher responsibility and are given opportunities to apply teaching theories and concepts as learned in SCH 275. Students act as a TA for SCH 101.

Prerequisite: A grade of "S" in SCH 275; Member of the University Scholars Program; permission of the instructor

1 credit, S/U grading

SCH 475: Scholars Teaching Practicum

The purpose of this course is to allow upper-division students the opportunity to work with a faculty member as an assistant in one of the faculty member's scheduled SCH 101 or UGC 102 seminars. The student must attend all classes and carry out tasks assigned by the faculty member to assist in teaching the course. The student will meet with the instructor on a regular basis to discuss intellectual and pedagogical matters relating to the course. May be repeated up to a limit of 6 credits.

Prerequisite: Member of University Scholars Program; permission of the instructor and department

SBC:     EXP+

1 credit, S/U grading

SCH 488: University Scholars Internship

Students learn about contemporary issues in higher education, community building, and teaching at a research university through hands-on work with the University Scholars team. Work assigned will include participation in the planning and operation of events and initiatives sponsored by the the University Scholars program. Students are required to submit written reports on their experiences to the University Scholars team. May be repeated up to a limit of 6 credits.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the University Scholars program and permission of the instructor

SBC:     EXP+

0-3 credits, S/U grading