First year seminar students pick from a variety of courses centered around a specific academic topic. 通过对主题的集中探索, you will develop academic curiosity 和 critical thinking that applies to your entire academic experience.
除了你第一年的研讨会课程, you are also encouraged to become involved with some of the many opportunities specially designed to support you in making connections for success. 这些机会包括加入 俱乐部和学习社区; attending 体育赛事, 音乐会, 戏剧; as well as connecting with support programs such as our 辅导服务 和 写作工作室. We also offer special workshops that further empower you toward lifelong success.
写作是成功的基本技能, we are very intentional about supporting you in developing strong writing skills. 作为你的 学位要求, you will take a writing-intensive course specific to your major 和 customized to your career plan. 在本课程中, you’ll practice creating documents common in your field of study 和 you’ll receive timely, specific feedback that allows you to grow 和 develop this vital skill.
很像一个网站, you’ll create an ePortfolio that allows you to intentionally develop, 反思, 分享你的亚当斯经验. The ePortfolio serves as a platform for you to identify 和 communicate your unique great story. The ePortfolios is an ongoing project that begins in your 一年级的课程, is enhanced throughout your degree plan 和 with your advisors，和n is converted to a professional ePortfolio in your Capstone Course. Your final ePortfolio is a demonstration of your readiness to enter your chosen career field or continue your pursuit of higher education.
作为你在亚当斯经历的最后一个方面, you will take a capstone course that is specific to your degree program 和 future goals. 在本课程中, you will complete a discipline-specific project that culminates your prior learnings 和 demonstrates your skills 和 readiness to enter your profession or continue your pursuit of education 和 additional degrees.