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First-Year Seminar (CAP)

CAP 150S First-Year Seminar for Capital College, The School of Public Affairs (1) Introduction to Penn State culture, information literacy and collaboration skills, and introduction to majors and careers relevant to the discipline.

CAP 150S First-Year Seminar for Capital College (1)

This course, which is a 1 credit course, completes the Penn State Capital College's first-year seminar for the School of Public Affairs. 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. The insturctor 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: Spring 2003

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

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