Welcome to American University and the College of Arts and Sciences. Your academic career begins with the information on this page. We have provided links to presentations that will prepare you to register for classes and familiarize you with the college writing, math, and general education requirements.
The presentations below guide you through the process of preparing and registering for classes. It is important to follow the order in which they are listed to avoid confusion in the process. These presentations can be referred to throughout your time here at AU.
In viewing the presentations it is important to follow these instructions:
- Click on the link to activate the presentation.
- View the presentation in “fullscreen” mode by placing your curser on “more” and clicking “Full Screen.”
- Scroll through the presentation using the play button located at the bottom of the screen.
- Read all information on each screen.
- All website links in the presentations will be underlined and can be activated by double-clicking on the URL.
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