Education

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Quick Facts

  • Students in a learning community attend two to three classes together each semester;
  • This is a residential learning community; students in this program are grouped in the same residence hall;
  • For more information, visit our FAQs page.

For future educators, the Education Learning Community provides a space for students to develop academic and social bonds with their peers. Students in this learning community also have opportunities to meet and hear professors from the College of Education and they develop a Learning Portfolio that they will use throughout their time as undergraduates.

Living in the Education LLC

The 28 students in this learning community reside in the new Piney Woods Hall, a coed residence hall.

Applying to the Education LLC

What are the requirements for admission the Education LLC?

In order to be considered for this community, students must be accepted to SHSU and have a completed Housing Application and $200 deposit on file. The learning community application and accompanying essay are required for admission process.

What are the specifics of the essay?

The essay must be at least one full, typed page and should respond to the following prompt: Living learning communities are an opportunity for students who are committed to personal and academic success in college. Please 1) explain why you want to participate in this program, 2) how you can contribute to the community, and 3) your current strategies for academic success. 

How do I apply to the Education LLC?

Applications may be picked up at a Saturdays @ Sam! Session, at New Student Orientation, and at various offices on-campus. You can download the application using the "Apply Now" link above.

Already accepted to a Learning Community? Plan your schedule now.

2018-2019 Courses

  • Fall Courses
  • POLS 2306: Texas Government
  • UNIV 1301: Introduction to Collegiate Studies
  • FAMC 2301: Creative Arts Seminar
  • Spring Courses
  • BIOL 1436: Foundations of Science
  • CIEE 2333: Becoming a Teacher