Registration for FYE 2014-2015 is now closed
Several colleges nationwide offer first-year or freshman-year programs to assist students with the difficult transition from high school to college. FYE (First Year Experience) Programs have demonstrated marked success in improving student retention and persistence, particularly for at-risk, first time in college students.
At College of the Canyons, the First Year Experience (FYE) is a comprehensive program exclusively for full-time enrolled freshman. Students entering from the William S. Hart School District will received priority into the program; however, students from other districts can also apply. FYE supports first-time, first-year college students with their transition to college life. Through yearlong academic classes, programs, and activities, students will learn skills that will enhance their college success and build a foundation for lifelong learning.
FYE at COC consists of specially designed career and transfer pathways to assist student with reaching their academic goals as quickly as possible. Currently, students can choose from four different pathways: 1) Social Science pathway, 2) Media Arts pathway, 3) Liberal Studies pathway, or 4) Health and Biological Sciences pathway.
Students in FYE will be enrolled in 14 to 16 units every semester. Students will be expected to participate in workshops and mentoring designed to enrich their learning experiences at College of the Canyons.