The First Year Seminar (FS) will bring the best faculty teacher-scholars on campus together with first year students in small enrollment classes to explore rich and engaging topics related to faculty interests and current issues. Through this experience, communities will be established among the Seminar students, strong mentoring relationships formed with Seminar faculty, and students will learn about research opportunities.
Academic Transition Programs
NAU 100, Transition to College, is a 1 credit hour freshman course designed to help you get an excellent start on your academic and social life at NAU. Learn the in's and out's of life as an NAU student by exploring academic, navigational, and life skills and have the opportunity to form new friendships with an instant support network of peers.
EPS 101, Strategies for College Success, is a 3 credit hour freshman course about how to study in college. The course will help you establish the habits and skills required for academic success.
NAU 102, Bridge2NAU, is a 1 credit course for students who will transfer to NAU from a community college. The course is designed to be taken while students are still in enrolled at the community college.
NAUreads is a gigantic book club for our freshmen students! Join the fun by reading this year’s selection, Enrique’s Journey, and participating in an NAUreads event.