STDEV 120

International Student Orientation

Course Description

Understanding the American education system, the unique religious and academic cultures at BYU, and government regulations of F-1 visa status.

When Taught

Fall Term 1; Winter Term 1.

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

1

Fixed

0

Note

For international students.

Title

Awareness of services

Learning Outcome

1. Students will become familiar with the staff of International Student and Scholar Services and the services provided.

Title

Academic resources

Learning Outcome

2. Students will become familiar with the academic resources and support services available on campus.

Title

Visa regulations

Learning Outcome

3. Students will understand their responsibility regarding the visa regulations required to maintain F-1 status in the United States.

Title

Cultural appreciation

Learning Outcome

4. Students will gain a greater understanding of the US culture and express an appreciation for their own culture.

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Social integration

Learning Outcome

5. Students will feel more integrated into the BYU community.