The Foundational Studies program's mission at Sinte Gleska University is to increase the retention and graduation rates for eligible students; to foster an institutional climate supportive of the success of all new students at SGU.
FOUNDATIONAL STUDIES STAFF The department staff consists of a Director, Mathematics Instructor, Science Instructor, and Counselor. Part-time tutors are also utilized throughout the academic year as needed.
CURRICULA Student Support Services conducts numerous instruction programs, including basic Math, Science, Reading, and English courses. The department also provides college preparation and orientation course.
SCOPE and SERVICES The Foundational Studies Department proudly offers the following services:
Instruction in reading, writing, study skills, mathematics, and science to prepare students for college-level coursework rigours.
Academic tutoring to enable students to complete postsecondary courses;
Advice and Assistance in postsecondary course selection;
Information on Federal financial aid programs and resources for locating public and private scholarships.
Financial and economic literacy education.
Assistance in applying for admission to and obtaining financial assistance for enrollment in graduate and professional programs.
Referrals to the Center for Student Success.
Administration of the Stanford Task Test to matriculating students.
The Foundational Studies Department is housed in the Science Center on the SGU Main Campus. The FS Department also provides a computer laboratory where one-on-one tutoring sessions are conducted. Students may utilize the lab for academic work. Tutorial services are available on a walk-in or referral basis.
The Foundational Studies staff exemplifies Sinte Gleska University's commitment to providing a superior postsecondary experience for our students. FS Staff members are often the first individuals that students encounter when they enrol at our institution. We are proud of our roles in preparing new college students to meet college life demands and persisting to achieve a bachelor's degree.