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|INTD 101 - FIRST YEAR SEMINAR
Designed for ﬁrst-time, full—time, ﬁrst-year students, First-Year Seminar (FYS) provides a comprehensive introduction to college-level learning. Seminar courses are developed around an academic theme or topic that is based on one of Ramapo College’s academic pillars. First-Year students will have the opportunity to select a seminar that best suits their interests while leaming about Ramapo’s academic foundation. The First-Year Seminar course helps students in their transition from high school to college life both in and out of the classroom. The common learning outcomes of FYS are: technological competency, understanding diverse communities, oral communication, and information literacy. FYS classes are small to emphasize open discussion and experiential learning within the context of the theme of the seminar course. Peer facilitators play an essential role in each FYS class ensuring that ﬁrst-year students have guidance from a more experienced student. FYS is also the home of the Ramapo Summer Reading Program; all ﬁrst-year students read the same book and discuss and write about it in their seminars. FYS encourages new students to participate in a community of learners, to
strengthen their critical thinking skills, and to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course
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Interdisciplinary Studies Department
Gen Ed 2018