FRESHMAN ORIENTATION (1). A required course for all undergraduates. This course is designed to provide an orientation to the purpose of higher education in general and to Alabama State University in particular. It helps new students adjust to college life and begin their university experience with a clear sense of direction and increased self-confidence. Other valuable topics in the course include diversity in the workplace and in the world; managing time and money wisely, thinking critically and writing analytically. This course meets for two contact hours. Honors sections of this course are offered each semester for students enrolled in the Honors Program.