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Freshman Seminar

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First Year Seminar – FS 101 (1 credit hour)

First Year Seminar Goal Statement
The goals of this course are to introduce students to the academic and social knowledge, skills, and resources within the Avila community and to encourage students’ personal development through an exploration of personal values, Avila’s mission and global issues. Course goals will be achieved through readings, written analysis and discussions.

Course Format
This is a one-credit course required of all first year students is based on a seminar format where the learning is of a collaborative nature. Through the use of small group and individual activities, students and instructors learn from one another. Course work includes, but is not limited to, orientation events, class work, assigned readings, and writing activities.