Group of First Year Students

First Year Seminar

Navigate, Connect, Succeed

To enhance the first-time student's acclimation to collegiate study, the University provides opportunities to develop the skills and methods that will promote academic success and personal development. In the First Year Seminar courses (LA 100, BUS 101, ENGR 102) students explore such topics as:

  • goal setting and decision making
  • time management
  • personal mission statements
  • critical thinking
  • information literacy
  • public speaking skills
  • personal identity
  • an introduction to a major, or exploring fields of study