First-Year Seminars

FYS Facts

1–2FYS courses are typically 1 or 2 credit hours

ALLAll freshmen at IU Indianapolis enroll in a first-year seminar course






What to expect

Your first-year seminar will vary depending on your major, but these core features are true of any section:

  • support for your transition to college
  • resources to explore majors and careers
  • skills for success
  • lifelong friendships
The Business TLC poses after cleaning up the Indianapolis Canal.
The Peaceful Conflict Resolution TLC students learn about the Multicultural Center.
Students paint letters at the Children's Museum.