This course provides an introduction to academic and campus life by engaging students in inquiry, discussion, and dialogue of a range of intriguing topics. Each seminar focuses on a different topic and concentrates on developing critical thinking, group discussion and collaboration, research and writing skills that help support students as they transition to post-secondary life. Topics will differ by section depending on faculty expertise and area of scholarship.

Course Notes

FYS 111 is a First-Year Seminar intended for students who have taken fewer than 30 credits. FYS 111 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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