SBS Connect RAP is an opportunity for students who are entering declared in an SBS (College of Social & Behavioral Sciences) major or undeclared in the Social & Behavioral Sciences Exploratory Track to live together and have their college-based first-year seminar taught in the residential area.
In the one-credit RAP seminar students will participate in stimulating discussions and collaborative learning projects.
Read what Fall 2019 instructors Dean Jackie Brousseau-Pereira and Dean Kelly Gray, have to say about the seminar:
Welcome to your first semester at UMass. If you’ve been wondering, “How can I be successful at UMass? What kinds of opportunities might there be for me? How do I figure out where to go when I need to get something done?” then this class is for you!
There are many pathways to success in college and we encourage students to map out their own way to get there. This class will help incoming students define their individual goals and connect them to the resources needed to achieve them. It will also help students understand the vital nature of the fields within social and behavioral sciences and how SBS majors, and a range of other options at UMass, can open many doors.
As members of this RAP students will:
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