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2015-2016 Catalog

FYS 025 The American College Student

This seminar examines the nature of the college student in America, in conjunction with the U.S. system of higher education. It includes a historical overview of higher education in America; the impact of college on students; students' psychosocial, cognitive, ethical, and career development; and an examination of student cultures and subcultures. Special attention is given to research on college student characteristics, attitudes, and values.