FYS 101 First-Year Seminar • V1-3 Cr.


The First Year Seminar will equip students to thrive by exploring their identities and communities through a social justice lens; mapping out their professional, educational, financial, wellness, and social goals; and developing professional and academic skills alongside personal wellness practices.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify professional/career goals and key strategies for reaching those goals.
  • Develop an academic plan that aligns with a Bellevue College Pathway and with professional/career goals.
  • Examine the roles of family and community expectations, personal strengths, challenges, and social systems for personal success.
  • Articulate a plan for finding and using academic, social, career, wellness, and financial resources.
  • Develop and practice skills to enhance cross-cultural interaction, student-instructor interaction, student-community interaction, student-student interaction, and self-advocacy.
  • Develop self-reflection techniques to identify strengths and opportunities for continual growth across the academic, social, wellness, financial, and career spheres.
  • Offered