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Freshman Orientation Course

The Freshman Orientation course is required of entering freshman students. It is an introduction to the goals of a college education, the skills and knowledge needed for college involvement and success as well as the programs and facilities of Southwestern. The course addresses a variety of topics including resources, the transition from high school to college, achieving academic success, managing life outside of the class, and choices in majors and careers.  Students who are exempt from taking the Freshman Orientation course include PLC students and students who have been out of high school two or more years.