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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYE 101 - First Year Experience

1 Cr. Hrs.

Common Learning Outcomes
[PP] 13. Professional preparedness, interpersonal and digital communication skills
[CD] 15. Intercultural and diversity awareness and understanding

First Year Experience is designed to provide an engaging introduction to the University experience, strengthen academic preparedness, and develop a clear purpose for learning within a Christian environment.  Topics focus on the value of a Liberal Arts education, access to campus support resources, and developing strategies for academic success, including goal setting, time management, and professional communication with faculty and staff.  Students also explore societal and intercultural issues related to identity, diversity, privilege, prejudice, digital communication etiquette, and social media trends and influences.

Pass/Fail.  An FYE course is required of all new and transfer students who are under the age of 21 if they have not previously been enrolled as full-time students at the college level.  Concurrent and AP course credits do not exempt students from the requirement to complete the course.

New Students in traditional degree program who are 21 years of age at the beginning of the first semester of enrollment and who live off-campus are exempt for participation in FYE.

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