What is FSUS?
State University Seminar (FSUS) is a class designed to provide
all first year students with personal connections, knowledge,
and resources that will enhance their potential for learning, safety,
satisfaction & graduation. A goal of the course is to facilitate
student transition from high school to university life and by so
doing improving student academic performance and retention. Students
will develop a relationship with FSUS faculty members that will serve
as an internal model for interactions with future teachers.
participating in FSUS, students will:
awareness of how they learn and how to access academic and personal
time management strategies
about and understand...
issues that directly impact their health and safety
to apply basic study skills techniques to their academic courses
to appreciate differences and similarities among the members
of the diverse Ferris community
integrity and classroom etiquette skills that foster appropriate
conduct in the post
advising and technical assistance to insure appropriate
registration for the
to become active participants and contributors in campus and
Woodbridge N. Ferris and his mission as educator, statesman, and
humanitarian thereby promoting an appreciation for and understanding of the uniqueness
of Ferris State University.
sections are grouped by major – the
average seminar size is 20