CWI 101 Pathways

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CWI 101 Pathways Courses (CWI-101) help students become engaged members of the academic community at College of Western Idaho and cultivates the habits of mind for lifelong achievement and success. The course encourages students to claim their education through learning how to learn.  By linking critical and creative thinking with writing and discussion, students will explore thematic content in order to develop their own perspectives on learning and success.  The course addresses academic expectations and strategies, college resources and services, as well as personal responsibility and engagement to prepare students for navigating college life and life beyond college.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do I need to take CWI 101?

    All new students who are seeking an AA or AS degree need to take CWI 101. Some students who have taken more than 18 credits at another college may be able to take a different General Education course.

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  • When do I have to take CWI 101?

    CWI 101 is required during a student’s first semester at CWI.

  • Do I have to take a CWI 101 related to my major?

    Each section of CWI 101 has the same learning outcomes as the other and fulfills the requirement for any student. Students should select a topic that is interesting to them and that fits with their schedule. It does not have to relate to their major.

  • Do I have to take CWI 101 if I have already earned a degree?

    If you have earned an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor degree or higher, you are not required to enroll in CWI 101.

  • Should I take CWI 101 In-Person, Hybrid/Hyflex, or Online?

    Unless you are enrolled in a fully online degree, it is recommended you take an in-person or hybrid/hyflex section of CWI 101. Content of the online sections of CWI 101 are geared to the fully online student experience.

  • What if I don't need to take CWI 101?

    A.A. and A.S. transfer students who have more than 18 college credits (100 level or above) and meet the other requirements above will still need to fulfill the 36-credits of General Education Core.  These students can select CWI 101 or another General Education course to fulfill that requirement.