MaconCatalog : College of Liberal Arts and Sciences : ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS : RESIDENCE LIFE (RSL)
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a number of courses in support of University-wide curricular and co-curricular programs. Many of these courses are offered in conjunction with other Mercer University units. The co-curricular Residence Life (RSL) program is one of those. The course offerings for this program are coordinated by the Associate Deans’ Office in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Office of Residence Life.
RSL 201. Resident Assistant Development (1 hour)
Prerequisite: Selection as a first-time Resident Assistant or Resident Director for the current academic year.
The purpose of this course is to prepare Resident Assistants (RA’s) for their first year in the position. RSL 201 is intended to assist new RA’s in helping to make a successful college experience for their residents. The RA’s will be trained on proper emergency response protocol, identifying campus support systems, creating better academic habits and developing leadership skills. The class will also assist the RA’s in helping themselves and their residents succeed intellectually, socially, and personally during their years on Mercer’s campus. This course is graded S/U and can be taken only once. (Every year)