UMET 100

University Topics

1 Undergraduate credit
Effective May 6, 2020 – August 17, 2020

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This correspondence course offers student a chance to begin or continue learning at a college level. Students receive access to printed and recorded materials. Each section features a unique topic within which students expand their knowledge and understanding, hone critical thinking skills, and discover alternative meanings or solutions to given situations or problems.

Learning outcomes


  • Identify and apply core concepts of relevant disciplines to specific issues or challenges.
  • Develop critical thinking through gathering and applying information to a given problem in a manner that is relevant, clear, comprehensive, and conscious of possible bias.
  • Imagine and seek out a variety of possible goals, assumptions, interpretations, or perspectives which can give alternative meanings or solutions to given situations or problems.

Summer 2020

Section Title Instructor
21 University Topics: Epidemiology in Society Nguyen, Hong-Ngoc Ba Books Course details
22 University Topics: National Government Jones, Melanie Adrienne Books Course details
23 University Topics: The Sociology of Work: Labor, Jobs, and Making Money Kremen Adler, Laura Claire Books Course details