First Year Experience Course

First Year Experience Course


Freshman Seminar at Southern University and A&M College introduce first time freshman into our academic community and engage them in the process of scholarly inquiry. This course is a required, one-credit course for first year students. Freshman Seminar and other first year experience initiatives exist to implement a successful transition for first-year students at Southern University and Agricultural &Mechanical College. Furthermore, this class establishes the foundation for gaining knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for academic success on The Bluff and beyond.  This course meets once per week for 50 minutes, throughout the semester.  



FYE Course Part I: 

  • Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students (Habits 1-5)
  • University History
  • Time Management
  • First Year Engagement
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Campus Support Systems
  • Self Discovery 
  • Major/Concentration Exploration

FYE Course Part II:

  • Franklin Covey 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students (Habits 6-7)
  • Career Exploration
  • Professionalism 
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Self-Awareness
  • Effective Decision Making


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