What is Cornerstone Experience?
Cornerstone Experience is a new course to help first-year students successfully transition to college life.
What are some of the issues that I may face as a first-time college student?
Attending college for the first time can be challenging. Some students have difficulty with
How will the course help me in my transition to college?
The curriculum focused on four foundational frameworks:
Will I be required to take Cornerstone Experience?
Effective Spring 2012 semester, all FTIC degree-seeking students testing into two or more developmental courses will be required to enroll in Cornerstone Experience. While not currently a requirement, the course is open to all first-time college students.
Why should I enroll in the course?
Completing the course will help get you get your college career off to a great start. You will:
Will I receive credit for taking this course?
Yes, Cornerstone Experience is a three-credit hour course. The credits may count toward your degree and/or graduation requirements
What will the classes be like?
Active learning strategies will include group work, practical, hands-on assignments and technology-based activities.