Dr. Melissa Danforth

Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department
California State University, Bakersfield

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CSUB 101: Roadrunner First-Year Experience (FYE) Seminar
Section 8 - Fall 2011
Course meets Monday 3:10pm - 5:10pm in Sci III 103
Course Description:
This seminar introduces first-time freshman students to important issues for academic and career success at CSUB, including, but not limited to, managing time, learning how to learn, reading/listening/taking notes, thinking logically and critically, communicating effectively, taking exams/writing papers, avoiding violations of academic integrity, growing personally and interpersonally, living healthy, and exploring majors and careers.
Required Materials:
Runner Life 2011-2012: The RUSH-A Handbook by Dr. Brett Schmoll & Matthew Woodman. ISBN: 9781463617325.
This text is available in the campus book store, through Amazon.com, and through Createspace.com

The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore. ISBN: 978-0-385-52820-7.
This text is available through the campus book store and various local bookstores.

Both books are on also reserve at the Walter W. Stiern Library. Bring your CSUB ID Card to the Check Out Desk to borrow a copy for 2 hours.

College Student Inventory (CSI).
CSI e-tokens are only available through the campus book store. See the CSI section in the syllabus for more details.

Provided Materials:
On the first day of class, you will be given a FYE Binder containing helpful handouts from AVID on note taking and time management. You should bring this binder to every class. See the FYE Binder section in the syllabus for more details.