Division of General Studies
Advice, Support, and Tutoring from Faculty Who Care
Division of General Studies Brochure
Special programs in Morris College’s
Division of General Studies help you build
conidence in your academic achievements.
These programs include the Academic Success
Center, where tutorial assistance is ofered in
reading, writing, math, and speech. Tutoring is
available from faculty members, peer tutors,
and tutoring specialists in Student Support
The Honors Program is implemented
through Honors sections of regular courses.
Special Honors Seminars provide an
environment conducive to intellectual stimulation and growth.
Students who are admitted to the program automatically become
members of R.A.R.E.–Reinforcers, Achievers, and Representatives
symposia, and other
The Division of General Studies at Morris College offers
students, through its core curriculum of liberal arts courses,
an opportunity to improve their learning skills and master the
content necessary for success in major courses.
Our Annual Activities
The Scholars’ Bowl is designed to promote academic
excellence by providing scholarly pursuits for high achieving
students. It is patterned after the former General Electric Bowl.
The Freshman Extravaganza is designed to give gifted and
talented students an opportunity to exercise, exhibit, and
strengthen their talents and enhance their confidence.
The Parade of Stars, like the Extravaganza for freshmen, is
also designed to give gifted and talented sophomore students
an opportunity to exercise, exhibit and strengthen their talents
and enhance their conidence. Sophomores’ performances also
include dramatic monologues, drama, music and dance.
The Bell Ringer is a student-oriented publication
designed as a medium in which freshmen can
display and enhance their literary potential in prose
and poetry. Dear Bess is a literary magazine and
newsletter for sophomores.
One hundred percent of the faculty have earned
the master’s degree or the doctorate degree and
are experienced teachers and scholars. All have
published books or articles or made presentations at
educational and professional conferences.
The Division of General Studies is the academic home for freshmen
and sophomores at Morris College.
Freshmen and sophomores will have access to Support,
Advising, Academic Success Center, Writing Center, Mathematics
Tutorial Center, The Scholarship Bowl, The Freshman
Extravaganza, The Sophomore Parade of Stars, The Bell Ringer,
The Sophomore Journal and Newsletter, and faculty who really
care. Performances include an exhibition of talents in speech,
drama, music and dance.