First Year Seminar Committee


  • Fall Proposal Due Date: September 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
  • Fall Proposal Review Meeting: October 6th, 2015 5:00-6:30 PM (Location TBA)
  • Spring Proposal Due Date: February 1st, 2016 at 5:00 PM
  • Spring Proposal Review Meeting: February 9th, 2016 5:00-6:30 PM (Location TBA)


  • 2016 Will Mackintosh (Assistant, CAS) - Chair
  • 2016 Dave Stahlman (Assistant, CAS) - Secretary
  • 2017 Jennifer Magee (Lecturer, CAS)
  • 2017 Patricia Orozco (Lecturer, CAS)
  • 2018 Jessy Ohl (Assistant, CAS)


  • Keith Mellinger (Associate, CAS), QEP Director


2.8.2 The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Study and recommend to the University Faculty Council procedures and criteria for approval, deletion, and alteration of course offerings meeting the first year seminar requirement;

.2 Review and approve or reject proposals from the various departments for courses to be designated as first year seminars;

.3 Review at its discretion the frequency of offering and general relevance of courses so designated and make recommendations for changes as appropriate;

.4 Perform any and all additional duties, such as evaluating transfer credit, pertaining to this committee at the request of the committee chair;

.5 Make information available regarding the procedures and deadlines for proposing courses to the general education committee; and

.6 Perform other duties as assigned by the UFC.