Credit 1 This course is designed to promote the development of skills for student success, such as reading, writing and speaking. The course will familiarize students with the resources available to them at UMES and help students in making the transition to university life. FOR JAZZ/POPULAR MUSIC MAJORS ONLY. SatisfiesGEN ED Area VI: Emerging Issues. Music Education majors should register for First Year Experience through the Education Department (EDCI 100).