WHAT IS "U ST 110: International First Year Experience Seminar"?
Welcome to IFYE
U ST 110 (the International First Year Experience Seminar) focuses on the transition to college in the U.S., available Iowa State University resources, American culture, and student personal development. The course material is presented through online video presentations facilitated by guests from various ISU departments and organizations. During an IFYE Leader led recitation section, IFYE Leaders will facilitate discussions, in-class activities, and learning experiences.
The purpose of this course is to create an intentional space for new (freshmen) international students, where:
1. Students will learn about academic resources, available student services, and social opportunities on campus that will provide students with beneficial advantages to increase the likelihood of success as undergraduate students at ISU.
2. Students will be able to identify and persist through transitional issues they may encounter upon arriving in the U.S.
By the end of the semester, the International First-Year Experience Seminar aims to:
By the end of the course, students will be able to: