CSE 1001: First-Year Experience

CSE 1001 provides an opportunity to learn college success strategies, explore majors and careers, learn how to get involved on campus, and discover what your future in science and engineering will entail.

Course details

This required one-credit, A/F grade-base course is taught by College of Science and Engineering staff, and undergraduate teaching assistants.

The course will focus on the following:

  • Academic success in the College of Science and Engineering
  • Major and career exploration
  • Student engagement and leadership
  • Ethics and academic integrity
  • Presentation skills
  • Resume creation
  • Time management
  • Equity and diversity


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Freshmen global seminars

Students also have an opportunity to go abroad for a week during winter break or spring semester of 2017 to explore technical topics with College of Science and Engineering faculty and instructors. Previous destinations have included Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, Germany, Ireland, and France.

Learn more about freshmen global seminars and read blogs from past freshman global seminar participants.