Summer Start Freshman participants will register for classes online if participating in online classes. If participating on campus, students will register for second session classes at the orientation on June 28.
Students will register for 1-3 classes. For those living on campus, UC 1900 – Learning Community Seminar is a required course, designed to help students adapt to university life, explore academic majors and their requirements, establish educational and career goals, and develop skills necessary for college success. You may also register for tier, core, and major requirements, or classes of special interest, all of which will be applied to your degree.
If you want to take online courses, find out if they are right for you. Visit READI to learn about the Readiness for Education at a Distance Indicator. This web-based tool assesses your likelihood for succeeding in an online learning program..
The following information is provided so that you know ahead what course options are available to you.
Course Numbering System
The course number indicates the student classification for which the course is primarily intended. For example:
1000-2999 Undergraduate General Program
3000-4999 Undergraduate Advanced or Specialized Program
Credit HoursOhio University is on the semester-hour system. Each University course credit value in semester hours is indicated in parentheses after the course number in the course listings.
General Education RequirementsSome courses satisfy the General Education Requirements for Ohio University students. These courses are indicated in the course description with the "Tier" designation in parentheses after the number of credit hours.
Courses that satisfy the Tier I Quantitative Skills requirement are marked (1M); those that satisfy the Tier I English composition requirement are marked (1E) for freshman composition or (1J) for junior composition.
Courses that satisfy the Tier II Breadth of Knowledge requirements are marked 2AS (applied sciences and mathematics), 2CP (cross-cultural perspectives), 2FA (fine arts), 2HL (humanities and literature), 2NS (natural sciences), and 2SS (social sciences).
Courses that satisfy the Tier III Synthesis requirement are marked (T3).
GradesAfter the Summer Start Freshman Experience Program is over, your grades and the number of credit hours earned will be recorded on your permanent Ohio University academic record and will be listed on any official transcript you request from the university. This course credit will be applied toward an undergraduate degree you may eventually earn from Ohio University or another university.
Grades will be posted to your academic record during the week following the end of the session(s) you attend during the summer.