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Ferrum Gateway Seminar (GWS)

Ferrum Gateway Seminar (GWS)

101 Ferrum Gateway Seminar
The Ferrum Gateway Seminar, a component of the Pathways to Success program, is designed to assist new students in making a successful transition to Ferrum College.  It consists of intensive individual advising and regularly scheduled classes taught by the advisor.  GWS 101 helps prepare students for the academic rigors of college by focusing on discussion of concepts and ideas from a common reading. The course helps students begin their college experience with an integrating, grounding academic experience and to achieve familiarity with campus resources and college policies.  In addition, it includes career exploration and assistance with time management and study skills.  The Ferrum Gateway Seminar is required during the first semester for all full-time freshmen.  If you are a transfer student with 24 or more credits (excluding dual enrollment credits earned), you may decide to opt out of taking the Gateway Seminar.
Two hours, two credits.

201 Ferrum (FER)
This course offers students who enter Ferrum College with twenty-four or more hours a structured, intensive advising course in which students meet regularly with their advisors during their first semester at Ferrum College to learn about college policies, resources, and the academic program.  Students choose to take FER 201 as an elective course.  Pass-Fail.
One contact hour, one credit.