First Year Seminar

FYS 1010: Just one credit can pave the way for the next 119

FYS 1010 is an interactive, brain-based study skills course that prepares first-year students to manage the rigor of university-level learning. The topics covered in FYS 1010 include (but are not limited to):


  • Time-management/procrastination

  • Memory and comprehension

  • Study planning

  • Exam-prep/test-anxiety reduction

  • Stress-management

  • Financial literacy

  • Concentration improvement


FYS 1010 is a one-credit class that meets once per week for 50 minutes…50 minutes which can save you innumerable hours of ineffective study later.

*Be sure to let your advisor know you want to register for FYS 1010 at New Student Orientation.