open to transfer students
The main FIG seminar will be a section of Counseling Psychology 125: “A Wisconsin Experience Seminar.” This course will provide a supportive environment for you as you explore the challenges and opportunities that will accompany your transition to UW–Madison. We will examine the research university and the Wisconsin Experience using a variety of texts, discussions, and brief writing and experiential assignments. We will also consider the content from the other courses in this FIG.
— Examines how the mass media are organized and how they function in modern society; their technological basis, economic and political foundations, and social implications.
— The nature of intergroup relations; emphasis on various forms of racism, discrimination, and white privilege; historical background and characteristics of American Indians, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and other racial and ethnic minorities; a consideration of economic, housing, political, legal, educational, familial, and health challenges faced by minority groups in U.S. society.