Life Sciences Learning Community
The Life Sciences Learning Community allows students considering majors in Biology, Chemistry, pre-medical studies, or other sciences to live and study together on the floor.
The Life Sciences Learning Community experience will allow students to learn more about their majors and hear from faculty in science programs related to their specific fields of interest.Examples of Community Experiences and Service Involvement:
Guided Study Groups
The Life Sciences learning community has guided study groups for first year students. While all learning communities and FIGs are encouraged to build study groups, these guided study groups have the built in support of the Department of Academic Support's tutoring and Supplemental Instruction services. To learn more about this additional resource, check out the LC Guided Study Group webpage.
Life Sciences First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs)
Are you considering a career in medicine or the sciences? First-Year Interest Groups within the Life Sciences Learning Community are a great way to transition into the challenging curriculum for pre-medical and science majors. Students in Life Sciences FIGs consistently report smoother transitions to the rigorous college curriculum and form study groups that allow them to succeed during their first semester and often carry on throughout their college career. With four options available (two for medical scholars and two that are open to all students,) you will definitely find a fit to kick off your career in medicine and science!
Associated Courses (FIGs 1 and 2):
Associated Courses (FIG 3 - Medical Scholars Only):
Associated Courses (FIG 4 - Medical Scholars Only)
**Requirements: Math ACT score of 24 or higher or Math SAT 560 is required for CHEM 163 and CHEM 165