FYCM - First-Year Seminar COMM
Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.
FYCM 102D. First-Year Seminar: Cross Cultural Communication (3).
General education humanities course. Teaches students to appreciate the cultural diversity located on the Wichita State campus. Students meet people from other cultures to help the students understand the world perspective of those other cultures. In addition, students learn speaking and writing skills to improve their own communication with people from other cultures. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement. Course includes diversity content.
FYCM 102R. First-Year Seminar: Exploring WSU In Your Photos and Words (3).
General education humanities course. Explores much of what WSU has to offer and documents the student's experiences using photographs and words to create an illustrated journal. Learn about the helpful people, places and policies for thriving in college. Includes class discussions, guest speakers, technology Q&As, campus tours and visits to WSU locations to learn more about available resources. Attend other first-year seminar events during the semester as they are announced. Discusses other general topics such as: understanding and using syllabi, how to talk to teachers, responsibilities as a good student, getting good and frequent advising, effective time management, effective studying techniques, campus organization and athletic resources, understanding diversity on campus, campus culture, the importance of attending classes, use and abuse of social media, understanding grading systems and professorial policies, getting physical and mental health help, diversifying class choices, and using OneStop and Blackboard. First-Year Seminars apply as an additional requirement in the WSU General Education program; they cannot be applied as a divisional requirement. Course includes diversity content.