FYS 1004 – First-Year Seminar

Designed to help introduce students to the rigorous intellectual work necessary at the college level. Courses remain interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary in nature and draw from the instructor's areas of interest and expertise. All sections include a broad range of shorter readings and a longer, book-length text of the instructor's choosing. All First-Term Seminars stress the skills of close and careful reading, critical thinking, thoughtful and respectful discussion, and effective academic writing. Prerequisite: Score of 22 or higher on the English section of the ACT (SAT Verbal score of 520), FYS 1002, or permission of FYS program director.