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College of Liberal Arts Office of Undergraduate Programs

College of Liberal Arts Office of Undergraduate Programs

Freshman Seminars

Freshmen Seminars

Small classes, open minds, big conversations

From art history to Chicano-Latino studies, economics to writing studies, many of CLA's departments offer freshman seminars every year.

Freshman seminars are small, discussion-oriented classes designed specifically to enhance the first-year student experience. Limited to 20 students and developed by faculty to highlight particular academic and personal interests, freshman seminars allow first-year students to interact and connect with each other in a small setting, to establish a relationship with a faculty member, and to become involved in a unique area of study.

Faculty are encouraged to participate in this rewarding program. If you have questions or want to learn more about the program, please contact Nanette Hanks.