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Programs And Courses

First Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar Courses

HACC has designed two courses to help new students successfully transition to college. Learn about the first-year seminar courses.

FS100 (3 credits)

This is an in-depth course. The course will help you:

  • Reduce college "culture shock"
  • Connect with college tools and resources
  • Explore different careers
  • Set goals
  • Build resilience to change, failure and challenges
  • Learn life, work and school balance
  • Find and use information for research assignments
  • Use test-taking strategies to conquer test anxiety
  • Overcome procrastination and better manage your time


This course is ideal for any student. HACC requires students who place in two or more developmental disciplines to take this course. *

*Some programs are exempt.

FS102 (1 credit)

This is a fast-paced course. The course will help you:

  • Reduce college "culture shock"
  • Connect with college tools and resources
  • Explore career options
  • Set goals
  • Build resilience to change, failure, and challenges
  • Learn life, work and school balance


HACC designed this course for students who:

  • Place in one or no developmental courses
  • Want to take only a one-credit first-year seminar course