Mentored Courses

What is a Mentored Course?

A mentored course is a University Core or pre-requisite course with spots reserved just for freshmen. It’s the same as any other course, except that only freshmen can register for the class as a mentored course.


Who Can Take a Mentored Course?

Any student attending BYU in their first year can participate. Those who have served missions are still eligible if they have not completed 2 semesters of coursework.


What Courses are Mentored?

There are dozens of mentored courses you can choose from, so you should be able to find 1-2 courses that fit your schedule and interests. Here are a few to give you an idea:

  • American Heritage
  • Writing 150 (First-Year Writing)
  • Biology 100
  • Psychology 111
  • Chemistry 105
  • Math 110
  • Business Management 180/241
  • History 201 – World Civilizations
  • Music 101- Learn to listen to music creatively
  • SFL 210 – Human Development

To see a complete list go MyMAP and click on “Mentored Course” on the Register tab.

How Do I Register?

A student may register for a mentored course by clicking on the “Mentored Course” button in myMAP on the Register tab under the given semester. In the new tab, the drop down menus may be used to select “Mentoring” and the class the student wishes to take.