What is FYE-LEAP?

The First Year Experience Latinos Excelling in Academic Programs Learning Community is a yearlong program in which a group of students (cohort) stay together in a set sequence of classes that focus on Latino culture and experiences. FYE L.E.A.P. is designed to support students who place in Math 811 (basic skills mathematics) during the Fall semester and Math 110 (Elementary Algebra) during the Spring semester. There is specific emphasis on Mathematics, whereby, students’ success in mathematics during the first year of college is achieved. Students are also taught how to succeed in their future math courses. This program is geared toward full-time students who want support transitioning into college-level classes. The students will enroll in counseling, career counseling and supplemental instruction courses while they are enrolled in their math course. These four courses are hard-linked.


Who should enroll in the program?

Any student who is placed in Math 811 can benefit enrolling in FYE-LEAP Learning Community. For more information about FYE-LEAP Learning Community, please email Arielle Smith or Soodi Zamani. You can also look at the FYE-LEAP brochure here.


Student Learning Outcome:

Upon completing the program, students will:

  • Successfully complete Math 110 with a grade C or better
  • Choose a career path through transferring to a four-year institution or AA/AS degree
  • Enroll into the next math course and practice suitable strategies for successful completion of courses

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