Course Selection


An Academic Advisor will assist you with enrollment into a full-time course load for two consecutive semesters.  Included in this coursework will be two Promise Scholar Learning Community courses for each of the Fall and Winter semesters.  These courses will meet General Education requirements and will, for each of the four courses, consist of a cohort of 24 Promise Scholars.  As a member of this Learning Community you are part of a diverse group of people working together to nurture and sustain a knowledge-creating system.  The members of a learning community help one another enhance their capacity for effective action and reflecting on and conceptualizing their own learning and development.

And don’t worry – we’ve got your back.

Each Learning Community Course is equipped with an experienced supplemental instructors hand -picked by your course instructors.

In addition to prescribed coursework, the Promise Scholar Program provides an array of comprehensive support services. Promise Scholars are equipped with the necessary tools for success provided by experienced university staff members.  In addition, upper division, trained students serve as peer advisors and mentors throughout this important first year of college.