Biosciences & Chemistry Learning Community

  • You should live in this community if you are a declared Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biotechnology major.

    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.

    This community is historically located in South Snarr. The location for this community is South Snarr Hall.

    Required Common Courses:


    • BIO 115: Organismal Biology (4 credits)
    • BIO 115: Lab (0 credits)
    • BIO 100: Issues in Human Biology (3 credits)
    • CHEM 150: General Chemistry 1 (3 credits)
    • CHEM 150: Lab (1 credit)


    • BIO 111: Cell Biology (4 credits)
    • BIO 111: Lab (0 credits)
    • CHEM 150: General Chemistry 1 (3 credits)- If it was not taken in the Fall semester
    • CHEM 150: Lab (1 credit)
    • CHEM 210: General Chemistry 2 (3 credits)- If CHEM 150 was taken in the fall
    • CHEM 210: Lab (1 credit) 
    • BIO 248: Introduction to Public Health (3 credits) 

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

    • live with other students who have declared biology, chemistry, biochemistry, or biotechnology as a major.
    • take classes and labs 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.