You can now register for First-Year Seminar (FYSM) courses this year. Not sure what this is? Here’s what you need to know:

What is a FYSM?

 First-year seminar (FYSM) courses are small classes (usually with 30 students) designed to give students the opportunity to discuss and research topics of interest in a core subject area. Most university students are in their third or fourth year of study before they have the opportunity to take seminar courses. As a Carleton University Bachelor of Arts (BA) student, you are provided with this experience in your first year through enrolment in a First-Year Seminar.

First-Year Seminar offered in the area of Legal Studies this year:

 FYSM 1502 A (Fall) – Topics in Legal Studies

Benefits to enrolling in a FYSM:

 Small class sizes allow you the opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions
 You get to know your peers and make connections on-campus
 You get to study a special topic
 You get to participate in interactive learning with classmates and the instructor
 The critical thinking and study skills you develop will contribute positively towards your academic success in other courses

Questions? Please feel free to contact us at 613-520-3690 or law@carleton.ca

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