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

BUS 115: FYE Introduction to Business

BUS 115 FYE is designed for all new students seeking a degree in Accounting, Business, Economics, and Information Technology (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 your 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:

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:

ECE 101: Early Childhood Education

Provides an introduction to the profession of Early Childhood Education (ECE). Course content includes eight key areas of professional knowledge related to working with young children and their families in early care and education settings: child growth and development; health, nutrition and safety; developmentally appropriate practices; guidance; family and community relationships; diversity and inclusion; professionalism; and administration and supervision. This course addresses children ages birth through 8 years.

CCR 094: Studio 121

Integrates and contextualizes reading and writing strategies tailored to co-requisite ENG 121 coursework.

Corequisite: ENG 121

How to Register for First-Year Experience Courses

  1. Go to the Student Hub page,
  2. Click on Course Search link on the page, 
  3. Select the semester that you intend to register for from the dropdown menu (ex. Fall 2022),
  4. Choose a course subject based on your degree or pathway (Sociology, CCR, Business, or ECE) from the subject dropdown list,
  5. Enter “FYE” in the title text box, and
  6. Press enter and view the available sections.