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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
April 20, 2014
Canadian Excellence

First Year Seminars



First Year Seminars provide an intensive and collaborative, small-group learning experience in which students develop core academic skills in research, critical thinking, writing and communication.  Topics or themes vary among seminars and instructors, but all seminars promote the acquisition of skills necessary for academic work in the humanities and social sciences.  Available only to first-year students in the Faculty of Arts. 

  • No more than 22 students per class
  • Counts as 0.5 elective credits towards your degree
  • Interactive, thought-provoking and engaging!

*Note: First year Arts students are only able to enrol in one (0.50 credit) First Year Seminar course during their first year of study.

Follow this link for more information about First Year Seminars.

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