Freshman Orientation (SFC)

SFC-0040  "Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking Workshop"  (1 Credit)  

This course is designed in order to help native and non-native speakers develop the skills needed to meet the demands of academic English. Students learn reading, writing, and study skills in a variety of activities designed to stimulate discussions. The Project Access Program offers a unique experience for first year students. The projects for this course and the assignment given in class will make up the portfolio for the semester. A portfolio with a self-reflective introduction is assembled, submitted, and evaluated for the successful completion of this course.

Typically offered: All Sessions  
SFC-1001  Freshman Seminar  (1 Credit)  

Required for all first-time full-time students and meets once each week. The course provides students with information on the colleges policies as well as information on college level study skills, major selection, and student life. The course lays the groundwork for choosing majors and planning careers as well as organizing academic plans for the completion of a bachelors degree. Freshman Seminar provides opportunities to discuss important issues like balancing personal and academic life; making the transition to college; and utilizing campus resources. In this course, freshmen have the chance to familiarize themselves with the expectations of college and receive a college credit for the completion of this course. The interaction with fellow freshmen and academic advisors helps students feel more connected to the college and campus. Students receive a grade for this course based on the College's grading policy. 1 credit. Every semester. Day.

Fulfills General Education Requirement: FS1  
Typically offered: All Sessions  
SFC-2000  Freshman Seminar  (1 Credit)  

Required for all first-time full-time students and meets once each week. The course provides students with information on the colleges policies as well as information on college level study skills, major selection, and student life. The course lays the groundwork for choosing majors and planning careers as well as organizing academic plans for the completion of a bachelors degree. Freshman Seminar provides opportunities to discuss important issues like balancing personal and academic life; making the transition to college; and utilizing campus resources. In this course, freshmen have the chance to familiarize themselves with the expectations of college and receive a college credit for the completion of this course. The interaction with fellow freshmen and academic advisors helps students feel more connected to the college and campus. Students receive a grade for this course based on the College's grading policy. 1 credit. Every semester. Day.

Typically offered: All Sessions