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  • Biosciences/Chemistry Community

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  • Biosciences/Chemistry Community 

    You should live in this community if you are a declared biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or biotechnology major.

    Exclusively for students majoring in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry & Biotechnology, this community provides outstanding opportunities to learn and participate in hands-on labs with fellow students and faculty which will build a solid foundation for pursuing a science or health-related career.

    As a member of the community, you will...

    • live with other students who have declared biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or biotechnology as a major.
    • take two classes and a lab with students who live on your floor.
    • be able to participate in organized study groups for Learning Community participants.
    • have a Dragon Mentor dedicated to providing you with various opportunities and support.
    • be exposed to career options that you will have with an science related degree.
    • interact with faculty members who are dedicated to helping you achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond.

    Required Common Courses:

    • 000491-BIOL 115L Organismal Biology Laboratory (0 credits). This course meets Tuesdays from 9:00am - 11:50am with instructor Alison Wallace.
    • 001503-BIOL 115 Organismal Biology (4 credits). This course meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00am - 9:50am with instructor Brian Wisenden.
    • 000463-BIOL 100 Issues in Human Biology (3 credits) fulfills Goal 2. This course meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am - 10:50am with instructor Rebecca Andres.
    • 001951-CHEM 150 General Chemistry I (3 credits). This Course meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00am - 8:50am with instructor P. Asoka Marasinghe.
    • 001952-CHEM 150L General Chemistry Laboratory I (1 credit) This course meets Thursday from 9:00am - 11:50am with instructor Vijay Antharam. *If MATH 127 ready


    Strongly Recommended Credits Notes
    001196-ENGL 101 English Composition I (3 credits) T-Th 12:00pm - 1:15pm
    000648-ENGL 201 English Composition II (3 credits) MW 3:00pm - 4:15pm *Those that place into Eng 201

    Biology students will take Cell Bio and Cell Bio Lab as an LC in the Spring                  

    Community Location

    This community is historically located in East Snarr.