First Year Seminars

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First Year Seminar: Foundational Perspectives

In these seminars, students study exciting interdisciplinary subjects while engaging in community projects and personal reflection in order to enhance their self-awareness as learners, individuals, and members of communities. The seminars, required during the first year for students entering the college with fewer than 30 credits, also fulfill the Responsible Action Liberal Arts Goal..

Topics previously and currently offered include the courses detailed below:

FYS101 - First Year Seminar: The Science of Happiness
FYS102 - First Year Seminar: Food for Thought
FYS103 - First Year Seminar: Self and Identity
FYS104 - First Y ear Seminar: Human/Nature
FYS107 - First Year Seminar: Pets and People
FYS108 - First Year Seminar: Behind Burlington - An Exploration of Urban Ecology

To find out what First Year Seminars are being offered during the upcoming semester, please click here. 



Burlington College
Bryan Shealer
First Year Advisor
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 800-862-9616
E-mail: bshealeratburlington [dot] edu