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Freshman Seminar

At UCM, we are committed to your success, and one of the best ways to ensure your success during your first year is to take a freshman seminar class. There are major-specific sections of freshman seminar offered as well as general ones. In freshman seminar, you will:

  • Make new friends and build connections on campus.
  • Learn your way around and how to best use campus resources.
  • Enhance your academic skills, such as time management and writing.
  • Set academic and personal goals.

AE 1400 Freshman Seminar
AE 1400 is a one-credit-hour student-development elective course that introduces you to university academics and campus life as a whole. You are taught about university services and resources, and you learn how to develop academic skills and build effective relationships. You learn effective time, money and stress management skills and are taught how to set meaningful goals for yourself as a college student.

AE 1410 Exploring College Majors and Careers
AE 1410 is a one-credit-hour student-development elective course designed to introduce you to a wide range of college majors and career options. Special emphasis is given to an exploration of self through the use of career assessments and individual career counseling sessions, as well as individual and group activities, discussions, and interviews specifically designed to expose you to, and educate you about, career options and the academic programs that lead to those options. AE1410 is open to any student, whether you have yet to declare a major, or are in a major but are questioning your continuation in that program. In addition, AE1410 is an eight-week course which is offered four times per academic year.

Some sections of AE1410 are linked with AE1400 thrgouh Exploring Majors Learning Communities. To enroll, contact your academic advisor.