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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course Id (currently sorted in Ascending order) Course TitleCourse DescriptionDepartment
AE 10
Prep For College Math
Covers basic arithmetic and geometic principles necessary for the subsequent study of introductory algebra and other more advanced courses requiring a basic mathematics competency. Emphasizes decreasing mathematics anxiety, developing mathematics tex,t-reading abilities, including the study of vocabulary unique to the mathematics discipline, developing estimation skills, interpreting data, mental mathematics, and critical thinking. Major learning modalities are written response, calculator use an,d experimentation, analysis activities, and problem-solving.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 91
CU Trans: Exploration 2
The goal of Explorations is to help students stay in college and develop permanent ties with Clarion University through curricular and co-curricular programming that: cements students' and families's commitment to Clarion University; forges positive, and active relationships among students, and among students, faculty and staff; guides family members as they support their students during transition from home to college and from college to work; ensures that students are informed self advocates w,ho accept personal responsibility for their education; and engages students in productive co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 100
College Read Study Skills
Develops reading, writing, research, and study skills needed at the college level. Intended for underclass students only. Emphasizes application of these skills to courses students are studying. No prerequisite. Each semester.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 101
CU Trans: Exploration 1
The goal of Explorations is to help students stay in college and develop permanent ties with Clarion University through curricular and co-curricular programming that: cements students' and families's commitment to Clarion University; forges positive, and active relationships among students, and among students, faculty and staff; guides family members as they support their students during transition from home to college and from college to work; ensures that students are informed self advocates w,ho accept personal responsibility for their education; and engages students in productive co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 102
CU Trans: Exploration 2
The goal of Explorations is to help students stay in college and develop permanent ties with Clarion University through curricular and co-curricular programming that: cements students' and families's commitment to Clarion University; forges positive, and active relationships among students, and among students, faculty and staff; guides family members as they support their students during transition from home to college and from college to work; ensures that students are informed self advocates w,ho accept personal responsibility for their education; and engages students in productive co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 103
CU Trans: First Year Experienc
A co-curricular offering for first-year students. Intended to acquaint students with many aspects and resources of Clarion University. Students will explore and understand themselves interacting in a higher-education environment, identify and utili,ze campus resources and develop strategies to facilitate learning. The intent is to forge positive active relationships among students, faculty, and staff, help students be informed self-advocates, and engage in co-curricular and extra-curricular ac,tivities, which will enhance personal growth and education.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 110
The Student In The Univ
This course is desinged to (1) enable freshman students to explore and understand themselves as developing adults interacting in a higher education environment; (2) identify and/or utilize campus and community resources that will enhance their academ,ic program; (3) develop strategies to facilitate the learning process; and (4) apply those strategies in a practical manner in order to build upon a resource base for academic skill transference. Note: This course is designed for freshman students o,nly and is a general elective under personal development and life skills. Each semester.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 260
Career Explor & Plan
Focuses on the career planning process that involves: (a) career awareness--students learn to examine the world of work and the occupational alternatives available; (b) self study--students learn to examine their own personalities, interests, needs,,achievements, abilities, and values when developing a personal career plan; and (c) career decision-making--students learn to practice the skills necessary to make prudent occupational choices and set realistic goals.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 261
Stu Serv & Civic Engagement
This is a class for students interested in enhancing their connection to both the university and greater community by promoting the values of service and civic involvement. Using a service-learning design, students will be developing their prevocati,onal skills and personal values through volunteer activities in leadership positions in Recognized Student Organizations (R.S.O.'s) within the university and greater community. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.|
Academic Enrichment
AE 361
Prof Dev: Ldrshp & Life Skills
AE 361 Transitions Professional Development (Leadership/Life Skills) is a .5 credit co-curricular course targeted to juniors and seniors. Its primary goal is to ensure that Clarion students have the knowledge, skills, and experiences needed to be su,ccessful in experiential learning situations, the job search, the graduate/professional school admissions process, and the workplace. Prerequisite: JR or SR standing|
Academic Enrichment
AE 362
Prof Dev: Job Srch/Grad Sch Pl
AE 362 Transitions Professional Development (Job Search/Graduate School Planning) is a .5 credit co-curricular course targeted to juniors and seniors. Its primary goal is to ensure that Clarion students have the knowledge, skills, and experiences ne,eded to be successful in experiential learning situations, the job search, the graduate/professional school admissions process, and the workplace. Prerequisite: Jr. or Sr. Standing|
Academic Enrichment