Fall 2018: Open UB Seminar Courses (1-credit)

The following are approved 1-credit UB Seminar courses for Fall 2018 with open seats. Transfer students with 45 or more domestic credits will take a 1-credit UB Seminar that most closely aligns with your intended field of study.

Registration Reminder

Before registering, browse all UB Seminar options and ensure you have found your final choice. After enrolling, you will be unable to make a change in your selection. 

AED 198SEM - Architecture and the Human Bod

Reserved for Architecture majors only.

Section: ARCH
Registration Number: 21208
Instructor: Tauke,Beth A
Schedule: M 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Location: Hayes 403 (South Campus)
Seats Available: 22

AED 198SEM - Discovering Environmental Desi

DISCOVERING ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN. FOR ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN BA STUDENTS ONLY.

Section: ENVD
Registration Number: 24886
Instructor: Hess,Daniel Baldwin
Schedule: M 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Location: Dfn 207 (South Campus)
Seats Available: 4

CEP 198SEM - Human Learning & Cognition

Please note: After the first week of classes, this class will meet every other week for 100 minutes. In this course, you will explore the most recent research on how people learn best, different kinds of learning (e.g., procedural versus content), and other types of human cognition, such as attention, memory, and perception. You will apply this content to your own learning to better understand how you learn efficiently and effectively. You will also learn about strategies you can employ to facilitate learning in a variety of learning environments. This course provides opportunities for small group interactions, focused on the learning that takes place in a large, public research university setting, specific to students? chosen major or among a selection of fields. In addition, you will begin to frame your learning within the UB Curriculum philosophy to facilitate the creation of the electronic portfolio required for the UB Curriculum capstone.

Section: HLC
Registration Number: 21696
Instructor: Van Zile-Tamsen,Carol M
Schedule: R 8:30am - 10:10am
Location: Clemen 202 (North Campus)
Seats Available: 1

CHE 198SEM - Science! If you are not part

Chemistry has a reputation for being a complicated science. In simple terms, chemistry is important because it explains the world around us. Chemistry is a big part of our everyday lives. From the everyday foods we eat, to items like clothes, cosmetics, cell phones and pharmaceuticals, chemistry has played a role in its production. This 1-credit UB Seminar will use learning tools like lectures, exercises, in-class activities, discussions and debates. It will focus on different aspects of chemistry and career opportunities open to chemists. Students will also learn the importance of research in chemistry; they will learn the role played by basic as well as applied research in industrial development and in the protection of our environment.

Section: B
Registration Number: 24984
Instructor: Ahsan,Khalid
Schedule: M 10:00am - 10:50am
Location: Clemen 17 (North Campus)
Seats Available: 1

MGG 198SEM - Corp&Ind Social Rspblity

The purpose of this one-credit seminar is to introduce transfer students to the University at Buffalo, as well as the School of Management. Faculty and new upper division UB transfer students will be brought together to establish a successful transition to becoming a student at the University at Buffalo. This course will be based around the discussion and debate of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), as well as individual responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is when management decides to "do good for society". In other words, companies use some of their profits towards initiatives that benefit society. Some initiatives that are focused on include improving the environment, donating to charities (locally & nationally), and assisting community programs. In addition, we will discuss social responsibility on an individual basis and how you can improve our society as a student, right now. Furthermore, students will explore different concentrations and careers within the School of Management. Students will also learn/refine skills required for academic success.

Section: F4G
Registration Number: 20691
Instructor: Krupski,Michael Dennis
Schedule: F 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Location: Jacobs B32 (North Campus)
Seats Available: 1

MGG 198SEM - Corp&Ind Social Rspblity

The purpose of this one-credit seminar is to introduce transfer students to the University at Buffalo, as well as the School of Management. Faculty and new upper division UB transfer students will be brought together to establish a successful transition to becoming a student at the University at Buffalo. This course will be based around the discussion and debate of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), as well as individual responsibility. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is when management decides to "do good for society". In other words, companies use some of their profits towards initiatives that benefit society. Some initiatives that are focused on include improving the environment, donating to charities (locally & nationally), and assisting community programs. In addition, we will discuss social responsibility on an individual basis and how you can improve our society as a student, right now. Furthermore, students will explore different concentrations and careers within the School of Management. Students will also learn/refine skills required for academic success.

Section: F5G
Registration Number: 20692
Instructor: Krupski,Michael Dennis
Schedule: F 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Location: Jacobs B32 (North Campus)
Seats Available: 6

NSG 198SEM - Going "Glocal": An Exam Glob

Class meets 4 Tuesdays during the semester - 8/28, 9/18, 10/9, 10/30. Other material is online.

Section: 000
Registration Number: 21416
Instructor: Juarez,Adrian
Schedule: T 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Wende 24 (South Campus)
Seats Available: 4

SSC 198SEM - Move Your Research to the Next

This course will introduce you to the UB research culture. What does it mean to be a student at a research university? How does your undergraduate education weave through the themes of UB2020? How can you conduct meaningful research at UB? What is this ePortfolio you keep hearing about? Through coursework you will answer these questions and more to gain a deeper understanding of your chosen major.

Section: TYS2
Registration Number: 25079
Instructor: Tysick,Cynthia A
Schedule: F 10:00am - 10:50am
Location: Clemen 17 (North Campus)
Seats Available: 1