General Studies courses and peer-programming are designed to come alongside students to foster confidence and competence across all areas of study.
The Department of General Studies exists to help undergraduate students transition to university-level curriculum, set academic and life goals, and develop academic skills and attitudes required for personal and professional success.
Supporting Students’ Academic Success
Olivet has a variety of General Studies courses in place to support students as they pursue their degrees. Courses are provided for students who want to reinforce the foundational skills necessary to meet and exceed expectations for undergraduate coursework.
Supplemental course instruction is offered for several general education courses.
This class is designed for all freshmen.
Essentials of Learning
Learning Success Strategies
Exploring Vocation and Life Calling
The Rick & Debbie Dykhouse
Center for Academic Excellence
The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) exists to strengthen academic behaviors, provide academic support, and foster academic scholarship for all undergraduate students from enrollment through degree completion.
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