First-Year Experience

CCD’s First-Year Experience program is designed to prepare you for college-level classes. College may be different than anything else you may have done and we are here to help you. 

First-Year Student Success Milestones

First-Year Experience Courses

SOC 102: FYE Introduction to Sociology II

SOC 102 FYE is designed for all new students seeking an Associate of Science or an Associate of Arts degree (including students with concurrent enrollment credits). It is a guaranteed-transfer course that will help you be successful at Community College of Denver. It is designed to help you learn about college support services, to identify pathways to a rewarding career, and to learn tips and tricks to doing well in college. It focuses on career and study skills but does so in a class that will count toward a degree and will be transferable to four-year institutions in the state of Colorado. Search for a specific class that fits your schedule using the student portal - look for the FYE (First-Year Experience) in the title.

Complete the following First-Year Milestones with this course:

AAA 109: Advanced Academic Achievement

AAA 109 is designed for new students who have been out of school for some time or who had difficulty in high school due to tests, big assignments, and other projects requiring out-of-class time. This class will give you tools and techniques to help you be successful at CCD, including ways to study smarter rather than harder, managing your time effectively, and how to use the resources we have available to help you do your best. Search for a specific class that fits your schedule using the student portal.

Complete the following First-Year Milestones with this course: