Tompkins Cortland Community College

FSS 160 - Freshman Seminar-Comm and Media Arts


Designed to enhance the college experience for first-year matriculated students. The Freshman Seminar employs an interactive design and a variety of instructional modalities (e.g., discussion, lecture, research, multi-media) to enhance student development in three areas vital to student success: study skills, program development, and career/transfer awareness. Students may not apply credit for more than one Freshman Seminar and may not apply credit for both ACAD 150 and a Freshman Seminar toward their degree. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 1 Cr. (1 Lec.) Fall semester.