First-Year Seminars are an array of specially designed courses offered only to first-year students. Students choose from dozens of intriguing seminars creatively designed to hone writing, speaking, critical thinking, and other learning skills. Each seminar is built around a provocative personal interest of the instructor.
- Enrollment is limited to 16
- FYS classes encourage participation and discussion
- To keep conversation going outside the classroom, members of each seminar are assigned to the same residence hall