Courses on study skills, time management, written and oral communications and critical thinking will help you transition into a college environment. Other courses in leadership development, financial and information literacy, research and professional development and related courses will prepare you to pursue rewarding careers and contribute to your communities. These leadership development courses will enhance the core curriculum of liberal arts classes, which will meet the academic standards of the University of St. Thomas four-year program but be delivered in an unique manner.

First-Year Experience

The First-Year Experience is an introductory seminar taken during your first fall semester. The purpose of the First-Year Experience course is to integrate you into the life and culture of the University of St. Thomas and to prepare you for academic and professional success. You’ll develop the tools to become a morally responsible leader who thinks, acts and works for the common good.