First Year Honors Seminar

The Honors First Year Seminar (FYS 1000H) is required for all first-year scholars at Baruch College. An important component of the first-year learning community, the First Year Seminar is designed to familiarize Scholars with academic and extra-curricular life at Baruch. The Seminar is led by a current Baruch scholar peer mentor and by Honors Program staff and is designed to give you access to the myriad resources available at the college. Through the Community Service Project Proposal  the FYS 1000H Seminar is designed to foster a culture of service among Baruch honors scholars, in addition to providing you with an opportunity to exercise your leadership, time management, effective communication, and critical thinking skills. Learning Objectives:

  • To familiarize each new student with academic, social, library, student life, and career services at Baruch College.
  • To inform students about the requirements of and opportunities provided by the Baruch College Honors Program, as well as a variety of academic enrichment opportunities that exist at the college.
  • To facilitate transition into the life of the college through friendships and collaborative work.
  • To promote civic engagement through an understanding of the college and larger community.

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