- Introduction to Gardner-Webb University
- Academic Program
- Christian Life and Service
- Student Development
- Admissions, Financial Aid, And Finances
- Academic Regulations
- Courses of Instruction
- First-Year Programs
- Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)
- Broyhill School of Management
- College of Arts and Sciences
- School of Performing and Visual Arts
- Department of Communication Studies
- Department of English Language and Literature
- Department of Mathematical Sciences
- Department of Natural Sciences
- DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION, WELLNESS, AND SPORT STUDIES
- Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy
- Department of Social Sciences
- Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
- School of Education
- School of Nursing
- School of Psychology and Counseling
- Directory and Appendices
- Catalog Index
- Previous Catalogs
Jessica Herndon, Director
Keeping with the mission of Gardner-Webb University, the First-Year Experience course is designed to help students make a successful transition to university life by fostering a sense of community; nurturing development of faith; inspiring a love of learning and service-based leadership; encouraging interdisciplinary thinking; and promoting success in academic skills.
- Develop in students an appreciation for and knowledge of the purpose of a liberal arts university education.
- Enhance students’ understanding and appreciation of the diversity of the university community.
- Help students understand the mission statement/purpose of Gardner-Webb University.
- Orient students to and promote involvement in co-curricular activities, student organization and the university community in general.
- Assist students in developing relationships within the university environment.
- Acquaint students with appropriate study strategies for success in college.
- Develop habits of intentionality and a sense of personal efficacy.
- Foster a commitment to life-long self-examination and reflection.
- Promote character development and personal integrity.