Learning Strategies and the Freshman Experience form the springboard for the continual processes of personal, intellectual, and academic development. The courses are designed to assist in orientation to all areas of academic life: institutional expectations; reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; test-taking strategies; note taking; professional and peer counseling; and campus resources.
Graduates of Walters State's Pre-teacher Education Program participate in 18-54 hours of Service Learning. This program allows our students to gain hands on learning experience while providing the K-12 schools in our ten county region with classroom volunteers. The focus of our Service Learning Program is on literacy training for students in K-12 education.Participation in a service learning event requires proof of liability coverage. This coverage can be acquired on campus as a benefit of STEA membership. An additional requirement for participation in a service learning event is a standard FBI/TBI Background Check.
Enrollment in EDUC 2300 Introduction to Education requires an ACT composite of 22 or greater OR passed Praxis I scores.
Military Science operates as a cooperative effort with Carson-Newman College and provides information on courses pertaining to the nature and function of the U.S. Military including military history of the United States, leadership, management and basic officer leadership. Students who successfully complete the military science courses at WSCC may be able to enter Advanced Reserve Officer Training Corps programs at Carson-Newman Air Force R.O.T.C. or Carson-Newman Army R.O.T.C. or other four-year colleges and universities. For more current information on this program you may contact Roo@cn.edu.