Explore exciting topics during First-year Seminar
All first-year students are required to register for a course, so come to Orientation/Registration with choices you are interested in.
Contact Jennifer Cote, Ph.D., [email protected], to learn more about the First-Year Seminar (FYS) course offerings. Fall courses will be posted in the future.
Examples of Courses Held in the Past
"The Power of Persuasion: How It Affects You"
Instructor: Kristin Cistulli, Ph.D.
"Life On Mars? Understanding Humanity through an Exploration of Pop Music, Science Fiction, and Science Reality in the Context of the Red Planet"
Instructor: Derek Dube, Ph.D.
Instructor: Mark Zelinsky, Ph.D.
"It's ALIIIVE!: New England Myths and Monsters"
Instructor: Jen Cote, Ph.D.
Instructor: Hong Zhou, Ph.D.
"Behaviorism: Learning to Change What you want to Change"
Instructor: John Molteni, Ph.D.
"Meditation and Mindfulness"
Instructor: Nancy Billias, Ph.D.
"What are Global Health Disparities?"
Instructors: Janet Knecht, Ph.D. and Sister Beth Fischer