LAS I Course Descriptions

 LAS I 100 - PASS Program (2)

PASS, Personal and Academic Success Seminar, for incoming sanctioned NCAA student-athletes only.  The course assists the student athlete in developing and refining personal and academic success skills.  Also provides opportunities for one-on-one interaction with other students as well as WSU faculty and staff.

LAS I 100A - Returning Adult Seminar (1)

A special class for adults who have been out of ANY school setting for one or more years.  Helps adults learn more about themselves and about Wichita State University.  Covers career information, interest testing and interpretation, educational planning, and other activities.  Network with other adults.  An excellent gateway to WSU resources and to academic skills. 

LAS I 102 - Topics in Career Exploration (2)

Involves students in career/life planning strategies and explores personal values, interests, and skills as related to college major and career path choice or change.  Uses various assessments and exercises to explore values, interests, and skills as they relate to career choice.  Students research occupations and gain knowledge of labor market trends.

LAS I 150D - Major/Career Path Workshop (1)

An exploratory two-day workshop focusing on major and career choices.  Students examine how their interests, skills and values match a major or career direction.  Course includes computer exploration of possible occupations.


LAS I 150P - Introduction to Premedical Professions (1)

Offered in the fall semester.  Instructors and guest speakers representing various health professions will present information in a lecture format.  Introduces students to a wide range of professions, salaries, and admissions requirements.  It is designed as an introduction class for freshmen.  See the flyer for more information about the Fall 2010 class.  Fall 2010 Premed Flyer.

LAS I 170 - Introduction to Library Research (1)

This online course allows the student to get help from an expert WSU research librarian.  Students may use a term paper due in another course as their project.  The course allows the student to become familiar with library resources they will need to use throughout their WSU academic career.

LAS I 300 - Global Issues (3)

General Education Issues and Perspectives course.  Taught by faculty from many colleges and disciplines.  Emphasizes challenges in the global village.  May include peace and war, energy, social equality, the arts and technology, poetry and power, cultural differences, genetics, economic strategies, the environment, and health and education.  Taught every third semester.