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FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)


FAQ's For Students

What is FYE 101?

It is a freshman-level class designed to help first year students make a successful transition from high school to college.

Do I have to take FYE 101?

Yes. The Lincoln University faculty understands that the first year of college is a critical period for students. You are required to take the course and participate in the activities specifically planned to enhance your first year of college. Beginning the fall 2006, all freshmen admitted to the University are required to take FYE 101.

What do I need to do to pass FYE 101?

You need to attend classes regularly, do the homework and complete assignments. When you take the class seriously and diligently apply what you are learning, you will pass the course. You must earn a "D" grade or better on the essays, quizzes and exams.


FAQ's For Faculty

What are the guidelines for (teaching) the FYE 101 course?

Specific information and resources designed for faculty teaching the course can be accessed on the FYE Faculty Resources WebCT course. Contact Martha Spencer and/or Nancy Evans should you need assistance to log in.

In addition, all FYE instructors are required to:

  • Adopt/require the same basic text. You may, however, supplement with your individual choice of supplementary text or selection of articles.
  • Use the same general or basic Sample Syllabus, Revised 2007 or outline. You should, however, customize the syllabus to reflect their own personal information (i.e., email, office hours, location of course, etc.), teaching style or emphasis.
  • Adhere to and enforce University policy on attendance, academic integrity and academic excellence. You may, however, supplement with your own class requirements and policies.


For additional information, contact Professor Deeawn Roundtree, ext. 7374, Business and Information Technology, DH 263,

 


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