Welcome to First Year Seminars
A First Year Seminar (FYS) is an academic, interdisciplinary, first-year course (UNIV*1200), that are only available to first-year students and can taken in either the Fall or Winter semester.First Year Seminars count as an elective and offer a variety of unique topics not found in any specific program of study. Classes are small, with a maximum enrolment of 22 students per class. There are no exams.
Previous Seminar topics have included:
- How will we eat on Mars?
- Don't Worry Be Happy: Happiness and the Good Life
- Bambi and You, Bambi in Stew: Exploring the Human-Animal Connection
- Sleep: 1/3 of Your Life Spent with Your Eyes Closed
- Horror Night in Canada
- Epic Fail: Reinventing Perspectives on Failure