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First-Year Seminar Program
FYSP1000 is a course designed to increase the
first year students success in the University by helping them build the
skills necessary to reach their educational goals. The seminar is a part
of the University's orientation program and is designed to assist
students in developing educational objectives and matching them with
career goals. First-Year Seminar introduces students to necessary tools as
well as the framework of resources/opportunities on campus and assists
students in the transition into their chosen profession. More specifically, this course is designed to:
To maximize learning potential, students will be required to:
- Provide strategies to help students set realistic, attainable goals;
- Assist students in developing the professional and academic skills that will enable them to attain their professional goals;
- Identify the campus resources and support network facilitating academic, professional, and personal growth;
- Identify out-of-classroom campus opportunities and experiences that support educational and professional goals;
- Facilitate understanding of the relationship
between social responsibility, community service, and professional
- Show the value of working and interacting with people of different cultures on campus and in the work force.
- Attend all class sessions;
- Participate in classroom and group activities;
- Meet with a student organization leader, member of governance, or mentor about activities on campus;
- Complete Campus Clarity: Think About It online;
- Create a professional college resume;
- Register an account on ColonialTrak; and
- Attend an academic advising session.
Click the links below for more details on FYSP.
See how to earn class points before orientation.
Meet Your FYSP Mentor.