20-21 Bacone College Academic Catalog

24. 2020-2021 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

24.9. CLE - COLLEGE LEARNING ENRICHMENT

CLE 1103

First Year Seminar

3 Hours

First Year Seminar (previously called Freshman Seminar) has two (2) purposes: (a) to improve student performance and retention and (b) to provide students with an extensive introduction to the purposes of higher education in general and to the expectations, demands, and resources of Bacone College in particular. It is required of all full-time entering freshmen in the college and transfer students with fewer than thirty (30) college hours. All students will have their “temperament” and “learning styles” assessed to help them make better decisions about their learning and studying. The course includes orientation to college facilities, campus protocol, policies, services, service learning, socialization, personal growth and adjustment, study behavior, academic and career development. Class attendance and involvement in campus events is a major part of this course. BACONE CORE