The Seminar is crucial to the UHCL experience. PSYC 1100 Learning Frameworks (First-Year Seminar) is a course designed to promote the intellectual readiness that ensures students thrive in college.
Frequently Asked Questions
Learning Frameworks is unique to UHCL and prepares you to be successful here. Unlike some other colleges and universities, where PSYC 1100 is taught primarily as a study skills course, our course is designed to make you an active learner, a critical thinker and a good researcher. You will also learn how to take advantage of the resources available at UHCL so that you have the support to meet any challenge you face on your road to graduation.
This course provides many opportunities for you to build strong relationships with your peers and with faculty—relationships that will help you be successful and happy throughout your career at UHCL.
Students take a PSYC 1100 during their First-Year at UHCL as a required part of the core curriculum. However, some students have taken a course that will complete this requirement at another institution—Ask your academic adviser.
Learning Frameworks Faculty
Learning Frameworks is taught by faculty who work full-time in the Program. Also, guest faculty are selected from different programs in the University who teach sections of the course. These guest faculty members are recognized for their scholarship, exemplary teaching, and innovative approaches in the classroom. You will likely run into one of these faculty as you continue to take courses at UHCL.