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What is a First Year Experience Course?

The First Year Experience (FYE) course, also called HDEV 105 “College Students in Transition” explores what it means to be a college freshman or transfer student from a human development perspective. Through the course, students will meet faculty and staff from all over campus, discover what they do and learn how to get involved. Students will develop oral communication skills and establish connections to and within the university. Besides course sections for on campus freshmen, there are special sections for commuter and transfer students. HDEV 105 is a great way to get a jump start in becoming a part of Binghamton University.

What is a Senior Year Experience Course?

The Senior Year Experience (SYE) course, also called HDEV 476, is intended to address issues of transition from student to post-graduate study and careers. Students will assess competencies and increase effectiveness in achieving personal and personal goals. The course will include readings, autobiographical and analytical writing, discussion, guest speakers and creative problem-solving. Utilizing campus resources, students will be assisted in resume writing and career search strategies. The SYE course is an engaging opportunity for seniors to reflect upon their BU experience and become productive and confident BU alumni. Junior and seniors are welcome to register for Senior Year Experience.

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Last Updated: 8/15/12