First-Year Experience Requirement

The First-Year Experience (FY_ 100) provides students with a basic platform from which they can plan their growth and development while at WCU. First-Year Experience courses are offered in a variety of areas, but they share common content across all sections, including:

  • An overview of the liberal arts tradition in higher education and an explanation of the structure of WCU's General Education curriculum
  • An introduction of the e-portfolio and its use across the undergraduate degree
  • Research about brain development, psychology of learning, and metacognitive, affective, and social dynamics; information intended to help students understand the learning process and the factors important to a successful college experience
  • An opportunity for experiential learning
  • Information pertaining to university policies and campus life

Course List

FYE 100. First Year Experience- Education. 4 Credits.

LEC (0), DIS (0)
First Year Experience Education.
Cross listed courses First Year Experience.

FYB 100. First Year Experience- Business. 4 Credits.

LEC (0), DIS (0)
First Year Experience Business.
Cross listed courses First Year Experience.

FYH 100. First Year Experience- Integrative Health. 4 Credits.

LEC (0), DIS (0)
First Year Experience Integrative Health.
Cross listed courses First Year Experience.

FYX 100. First Year Experience- Exploratory. 4 Credits.

LEC (0), DIS (0)
First Year Experience Exploratory.
Cross listed courses First Year Experience.