First-Year Seminar •
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.