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PH 198: First Year Orientation meets 1 hour (Mondays for 1 hour) for ten weeks for a total of 1 credit. No class on MLK day (week 3).
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This course is an introduction and welcome to the physics department for freshman and transfer students. The course will include information about the department and the undergraduate curriculum--Paradigms in Physics, presentations and lab tours from faculty highlighting opportunities for undergraduate research in their labs, sessions on scholarship/internship/job applications, career opportunities, professional communications, and an alumni visitor from industry.
100% attendance and participation. Attendance will be taken. You may miss any one class without penalty. For extenuating circumstances that require you to miss more than one class, you must contact the course instructor. For a third missed class you will need to write a short paragraph about three of the university resources that can be found at: https://experience.oregonstate.edu/resources
Accommodations for students with disabilities are determined and approved by Disability Access Services (DAS). If you, as a student, believe you are eligible for accommodations but have not obtained approval please contact DAS immediately at 541-737-4098 or at http://ds.oregonstate.edu. DAS notifies students and faculty members of approved academic accommodations and coordinates implementation of those accommodations. While not required, students and faculty members are encouraged to discuss details of the implementation of individual accommodations.
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