You are required to take two First Year Seminars, one each semester. One of your selections must be a First Year Writing Seminar. First Year Seminars are topical and designed to develop:

  • rigorous thinking
  • effective writing habits and skills
  • responsible information use and fluency
  • active engagement in the "life of the mind"

These seminars have no more than 15 students and are designed to teach you how to engage with important issues.

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