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Requirements

Course Requirements

There are basic requirements for all students in COR 101. They include:

1. Students should attend at least four campus/community events.

Generally, students are asked to attend four to six events throughout the entire semester. Encourage students to attend as a group or with the TA.

  • Cultural
  • Athletic
  • Lecture or Program (sponsored by campus or academic department)
  • Student choice

2. Students are expected to write at least 6 (to 12) pages of material.

  • Instructors tend to break up this requirement into smaller assignments
  • Assign at least two essays to emphasize critical thinking (which will help you identify writing skill issues; feedback on student's written work is essential)
  • Assign a 2 or 3 page reflection paper on the student's College Student Inventory (CSI) results

3. Students should become proficient using myRedDragon. 

Students receive important campus information via myRedDragon. It is important students review their email on a daily basis.

4. Students are expected to attend class and participate with class discussion and activities.

Active learning techniques are encouraged in and out of class.

5. Completion of the College Student Inventory (CSI).

          Additional information along with login directions will be distributed early in the semester to instructors and teaching assistants. 

Course Syllabus

All syllabi should include:

  1. Instructor name, telephone, e-mail, and office hours
  2. Teaching assistant name and contact information
  3. Course and section number
  4. Meeting time and location
  5. Description of course (use College Catalog or COR website description)
  6. Course goals and objectives
  7. Required texts (Purpose and Practice, College Catalog, student planner)
  8. Course requirements
  9. Course outline/weekly schedule
  10. Grading and attendance policies
  11. Class expectations
  12. Academic integrity and student disability statements


Contact COR 101 program coordinator for sample course outlines.

First class activities:

  1. Verify accuracy of class list (inform Advisement and Transition of any inconsistencies)
  2. Review syllabus and the purpose of COR 101
  3. Distribute Student Planner
  4. Ask students if they understand their schedule or need any assistance during drop/add
  5. Allow time for introduction and icebreakers (consider additional icebreakers for second class)
  6. Have students fill out an information sheet
  7. Ask students to reflect on their fears and challenges (good first or second week activity)