Jun 15, 2024  
Catalog 2021-2022 
Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

First Year Seminar

First Year Seminar provides a common experience to entering students, engaging them in the CSUMB Founding Vision Statement, the campus, challenges and opportunities of academic life, and supporting their exploration of their past, present, and future as they transition to college, explore the majors, and develop and pursue their future goals. By helping build metacognitive reading and problem-solving skills.  First Year Seminar promotes not only persistence in college, but college success.  All FYS courses meet a general education requirement; click on any course to see detail.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe how the CSUMB Founding Vision Statement, Core Values, and Academic Goals may contribute to their own educational and personal goals.
  2. Develop an academic plan that incorporates exploration of major and career, and student development pathways.
  3. Collaborate through constructive, ethical participation in team tasks and effective interactions with team members of diverse identities and perspectives.
  4. Select and employ appropriate metacognitive strategies in order to monitor and improve their own comprehension of texts, solve problems, and/or evaluate their progress toward completion of tasks.


Dr. Swarup Wood currently serves as the FYS Coordinator

First Year Seminar Program
The Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library
100 Campus Center Seaside, CA 93955
Phone: 831-582-3806
Fax: 831-582-3873

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday/Wednesday