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These first-year seminars combine a 3-credit elective course of Introduction to College (IS 103) with a 3-credit required course such as Speech, Hawaiian Studies, History, Anthropology, and more. In this 6-credit block you will work with the same set of faculty and classmates to build connections, deepen learning, and start college off on the best foot possible.

First-Year Learning Communities are required for new-to-college students who place into Math: 75x, 82, 78+100, or 88+103 and/or ENG 23 or ENG 100/100x. First-Year learning communities are optional for all other entering students.