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First-Year Seminars

UNIV 195: Leadership

Instructor: Dionicia Mahler-Rogers

Description: Learn about strategies for change, ethics, and how your leadership style can make you successful at ODU.

UNIV 195: Understanding Natural Disasters

Instructor: Carol Simpson

Description: UNIV 195 is an introduction to some of Earth's natural phenomena that can, and often do, result in major loss of life or property. The course emphasizes the learning skills necessary to succeed in university, including critical thinking, teamwork, and verbal and written presentations. It is suitable for first year undergraduate students considering a career in the natural sciences or in teaching, or who are just interested to know more about the planet on which they live.