First-Year Seminar (FYS)

Catawba College's First-Year Seminar Program is designed to help you make a smooth transition from high school to college. It will introduce you to the academic values of the Catawba College community, and introduce you to many of our renowned faculty that will become your advisors and mentors.

Catawba students may choose among Seminar sections that feature as many as 16 different topics; however, every section emphasizes the development of critical reading and writing skills. The Seminar instructor serves as the academic adviser for the students in her/his section.

All new students, including transfer students with less than 18 credit hours, are required to participate in one of our First-Year Seminars during your first semester at Catawba.

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