First Year Seminar (FYS)

FYS 1399  First Year Seminars  (3)  

Introduces first year students to the world of academics and the scholarly community through exploration of a topic of significant cultural/social importance with a distinguished faculty member. Includes emphasis on critical inquiry and thinking, research, writing, and problem solving. First Year Seminars are offered in history, biology, English, political science, economics, psychology, neuroscience, social work, classics, and other departments. The course may be repeated once under a different department and topic.