Pre-Med 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 Pre-Med Learning Community at Sam Houston State University is a one-of-a-kind program for students interested in attending Medical School (allopathic and osteopathic medicine). The cohort allows like-minded students to explore opportunities in the medical field, participate in activities that provide information about medical school, and engage with medical professionals. Students in the Pre-Med cohort have the opportunity to take seminars on MCAT preparation, participate in mock interviews, volunteer at health care related facilities, and take field trips to medical schools.

Living in the Pre-Med LLC

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

Applying to the Pre-Med LLC

What are the requirements for admission the Pre-Med 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.

How do I apply to the Pre-Med LLC?

Pre-Med academic advisers can assist you in applying to this program. You can apply online using the "Apply Now" link above.

2018-2019 Courses

  • Fall Courses
  • BIOL 1411: General Botany
  • CHEM 1411: General Chemistry I
  • UNIV 1301: Introduction to Collegiate Studies
  • Spring Courses
  • BIOL 1413: General Zoology
  • CHEM 1412: General Chemistry II