Skip Navigation
search: People Opens New Window | Departments Opens New Window | Penn State Opens New Window | Web Opens New Window
Penn State mark
Penn State mark
University Bulletin
Undergraduate Degree Programs

These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

First-Year Seminar (CAP)

CAP 100S Orientation to the Undergraduate Experience (1) To facilitate transition of new students through active engagement and introduction to university and campus resources.

CAP 100S Orientation to the Undergraduate Experience (2)

This course, CAP 100S, which is a one-credit course, completes the Penn State Capital College's first year seminar. The overarching goal of the FYS is to provide students with an introduction to Penn State culture and resources, information literacy and collaboration skills needed for academic success, as well as an introduction to majors and careers relevant to the discipline. These core elements of the FYS will aid students in the professional/academic community both inside and outside Penn State University. The instructor will place emphasis on having students work in collaborative groups on academically themed project(s) deemed relevant to the discipline.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


Look up course abbreviations

Course descriptions are stored in LionPATH, the University-wide student information system. Please visit the LionPATH Course Catalog to access current course descriptions. At that point, you will be leaving the University Bulletin website.

Skip Popular Searches
  1. Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
  2. General Education: United States Cultures and International Cultures
  3. Course Index
  4. Graduate Degree Programs Bulletin
  5. General Education: Arts
  6. General Education: Humanities
  7. General Education: Health and Physical Activity
  8. General Education: Natural Sciences
  9. General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences
  10. General Education: Writing/Speaking