You are enrolled in this class because you chose to apply and were accepted for pre-admission into the Pavlis Honors College. Yes, you have to take this class as part of the program. It may count towards your free electives, if needed. Go to the Pavlis Honor’s College Pre-admission page for more information.
You are enrolled in UN 1000 Frameworks for Success for ExSEL because you chose to enroll in the ExSEL program. Yes, you are required to take this class as part of the program. This class can count towards your free electives, if needed. Go to the ExSEL Program page for more information.
You are enrolled in the class because you chose to lived in a themed housing community in the residence halls. Yes, you are required to take the class as part of being in a themed community. This class can count towards your free electives, if needed. Go to the Residence Hall Themed Communities page for more information.
The spacial visualization placement test measures your ability to mentally visualize a 3-D object from different perspectives. New first-year students will take this test during Orientation. These skills are important because engineers must often represent things in the physical world using diagrams and drawings when communicating information and ideas to others. As a chemical engineering student you will use these skills when studying stereochemistry in organic chemistry and when working in the unit operations lab.
If you’ve already spent a lot of time working with your hands, such as playing with Legos or working on your bike or car, then you’ve probably already developed these skills and will do fine on the test. If you don’t do well on the test, then you’re in luck because these skills are learnable! To help you build these skills you will be enrolled in a one credit course, ENG 1002 Introduction to Spatial Visualization.