FYS Courses

 

Application Update

RLC Application is open NOW! 

FYS & LC Application will open Monday, March 19, 2018 at 1:00pm! 

FYS - First Year Seminar course; taught as a standalone course with a theme if indicated. 

LC - Learning Community; taught as a themed FYS course with associated pre-registered core classes. 

UNIV 1050: Success Strategies 

Open to all first-year students.

Success Strategies is a one-credit hour graded course that helps students fine-tune their academic and personal skills. Students will learn about note-taking and study strategies; reading, writing, and presentation skills; memory and test-taking tips; and career opportunities. They will also explore the available (and free) academic and personal resources available on campus.

 

UNIV 1150: Special Topics with Learning Strategies

Requires participation in a learning community, residential learning community, or themed FYS course. 

Special Topics with Learning Strategies is offered as a one- or two-credit hour elective course that provides opportunities for first-year students to explore issues related to a specific theme (depending upon the section taken) through discussion, activities, reading, writing, teamwork, and community service – all of which will be centered on the theme of the specific section. Application of study strategies as they relate to the theme will be practiced.

 

UNIV 1100: First Year Seminar

Requires participation in a learning community, residential learning community, or themed FYS course. 

The First Year Seminar is offered as a one- or two-credit hour elective course that provides opportunities for first-year students to explore issues related to a specific theme (depending upon the section taken) through discussion, activities, reading, writing, teamwork, and community service – all of which will be centered on the theme of the specific section. Special emphasis will be placed on the importance of relating the class theme to the first-year college experience and the skills necessary for college success.

 

Last modified: February 20, 2018