FYES Courses

Opposite each course title are three numbers such as 3-2-4. The first number indicates the number of regular classroom hours for the course each week; the second number indicates the number of laboratory hours per week; and the third number indicates the hours of credit awarded for the successful completion of the course. Listed in parentheses at the end of each course description is the term(s) that the course is normally offered. F=Fall, S=Spring, and M=Summer.

The college reserves the right to cancel or delete any course with insufficient enrollment.


FYES 1000. First Year Experience Seminar. 2-0-2 Units.

Focuses on the academic strategies, resource knowledge, and social networking necessary for First Year Students to make the transition to college. The course is designed to empower students with the life skills essential for success in college. Required for all first-time, full-time students.(F,S)

FYES 1200. Thematic Based Seminars. 2-0-2 Units.

These theme based seminars have the basic extended orientation skills built into them, but approach them through the lens of specialized area of interest of the instructor. Topic seminars range from the political undertones of Harry Potter to an examination of the works of Stephen King to how professional wrestling influences our cultural identities. Students will be challenged to engage in thoughtful reflection, information analytics and critical thinking during the course.