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CAP 100: Orientation to the Undergraduate Experience
Orientation to the Undergraduate Experience
To facilitate transition of new students through active engagement and introduction to university and campus resources. CAP 100s 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.