Health Sciences Learning Community

health sciences living learning community

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.

The Health Sciences Living Learning Community is for students pursuing studies and careers in Health Sciences and related majors. Students in the Health Sciences Learning Community will have the opportunity to engage with a community of other students with similar academic interests and explore their professional aspirations in health sciences.

Living in the Health Sciences LLC

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

Applying to the Health Sciences LLC

What are the requirements for admission the Health Sciences 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.  Students must be college ready in all subjects to be eligible to participate in this community.

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 Health Sciences 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.

2018-2019 Courses

  • Fall Courses
  • CHEM 1406: Inorganic & Envir Chemistry
  • KINE 2115: Lifetime Health and Wellness
  • UNIV 1301: Introduction to Collegiate Studies
  • Spring Courses
  • SOCI 2319: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
  • HLTH 2383: Multicultural Health Issues