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The first year of college can be overwhelming. The First-year Academic Support and Transition (FAST Start) program helps you transition to college by making sure you have a support system. FAST Start is open to all first-time students at Weber State. 


FAST Start Program Includes


special courses

Specially Designed Courses

Courses will have all first-time students and highly trained professors who teach class in a smaller group setting instead of a large lecture.

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Student Mentor/Tutor

Each course will have a student mentor/tutor who will facilitate course activities, study sessions, and provide general academic and transition support to students.

Learning Assistants



Events and Activities 

Invitations to activities or social events through the fall semester to help with college relationship building.

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Courses Offered Through FAST Start Program


COMM 1020 HU - Principles of Public Speaking

ENGL 1010 EN1 - Introductory College Writing

ENGL 2010 EN2 - Intermediate College Writing

HIST 1700 AI - American Civilization

HTHS 1101 - Medical Terminology

MATH 1010 - Intermediate Algebra

NUTR 1020 LS - Science & Application of Human Nutrition

PSY 1010 SS - Introductory Psychology

Learn More About Class Format Types

Interested in a FAST Start Course?


How to Register  Course Descriptions