FS 101 First-Year Seminar (3)
This course is designed as an introduction to college and helps students adjust to the academic and interpersonal challenges of college life. Special attention is focused on learning more about Defiance College’s educational and service opportunities in addition to exploring the practical value of a liberal arts education. The course includes an orientation to the Pilgrim Library, various speakers, and an introductory civic engagement experience. This semester-long course is required of all fulltime freshmen students below the age of 21 who have not had a successful college experience elsewhere.
FS 102 College Success Strategies (1)
This course reinforces skills needed for college success such as test-taking, note-taking, reading and time management. A workshop format is employed allowing students to take ownership for their own success.
FS 281 First-Year Seminar Peer Leader (1)
A First-Year Seminar Peer Leader will serve as a teaching assistant by being an active leader within the seminar. Peer leaders will help students get to know one another, communicate upcoming events, facilitate student involvement on campus by sharing personal experiences, refer students to appropriate resources on campus and serve as a resource to the faculty member by communicating student needs, assisting with class planning and presenting material. Peer leaders will be assigned to one section of FS101 and will collaborate with the designated FS101 instructor. All peer leaders must have completed FS101, maintain a 2.5 GPA, and participate in the Peer Leadership Training Workshop.
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