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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there "extra" classes in Fall Bridge?

Fall Bridge classes are all part of the University of Wyoming’s general education sequence, so all courses are necessary for meeting University Studies requirements. Fall Bridge classes follow the same syllabi, assignments, and curriculum but feature smaller classes and carefully selected professors. Take a look at this chart to see a complete list of University Studies requirements met through both options here

How many credit hours do I need in my first semester?

First-year students take between 12-15 credit hours in their first semester/

How many credit hours does Fall Bridge make up?

Option 1: Core        Option 2: Seminar

6 credit hours

3 credit hours

More information about these courses is available here.

When do I sign up for the rest of my classes?

After choosing a Fall Bridge option you will enroll in additional courses at June Orientation.    

What is the UWYO 1101 course?

This course fulfills your first-year seminar (FYS) University Studies Requirement.  All sections of UWYO 1101 contain skills you need as a college student: research, critical thinking, reading, transition skills, etc. 

Each UWYO 1101 course is centered around a theme. We select themes based on a broad variety of students' interests and majors.

You can see an example of UWYO 1101 courses here.  Courses may vary year-to-year, and will fill up on a first-come, first-serve basis. 


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