First Year Experience

FYE 105 - Achieving Academic Success

Welcome to the First Year Experience (FYE) at Bluegrass Community & Technical College. We are an Area of the Humanities Division.


If you have any questions, please contact the Coordinator of FYE

photo of Laura WilliamsProfessor Laura Williams - FYE Coordinator
Cooper Campus
Academic Tech (AT) 202-E


Introduces new students to strategies that promote academic, interpersonal, and intrapersonal success in the college environment. Aims to foster a sense of belonging, promote engagement in the curricular and co-curricular life of the college, and provide opportunities for students to develop academic plans that align with career and life goals. Lecture: 3.0 credits (45 contact hours).

FYE 105 is an excellent three credit hour elective for incoming freshman and students with less that 24 credit hours and covers the following content.

  • Career Exploration
  • Educational Planning
  • Registration/Advising
  • Campus Resources
  • College Etiquette
  • College Policies and Procedures
  • College Literacy
  • Information Technology/Electronic Resources
  • Self-Analysis
  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Note-Taking and Study Strategies
  • Critical Thinking
  • Financial Literacy
  • Self-Management
  • Diversity