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Seminars provide first-year students with the opportunity to take a small course with an excellent faculty member or staff person. Students make important connections through seminar courses, including meeting other first-year students and learning about innovative research and work happening at the university. Through discussions and small group activities, students also enhance academic skills that will serve as a foundation for their studies at KU. KU offers two different types of seminar courses for first-year students:

First-Year Seminars are 3-credit hour, discussion-based courses designed for freshmen. They are taught by faculty and focus on thought-provoking and innovative topics. Read more...

University 101, or UNIV 101, is KU’s orientation seminar. This 2-credit hour seminar introduces students to academic and other university resources. Read more...

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