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Curriculum and Pedagogy

Action Item: Develop First-Year Intensive seminar for international students


The Action Item has been fully implemented.

The Action Item has been fully implemented.

Create a First-Year Intensive seminar specifically focused on the international student experience.


Updates as of Oct. 14, 2021

  • Recognizing the needs of first -year undergraduate international students who must navigate the new landscape of college life in the U.S., the International Student Rights Coalition (ISRC), the Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies (CGRAS), and the Dean of the College collaborated to create a First Year Intensive seminar dedicated to the international student experience. The course, “International Student Experience in U.S. Higher Education,” is taught by Asian Studies Professor Tyran Grillo and offered by the Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies program.