STEM Learning Community

  • You should live in this community if you are majoring in Physics or Physics Education, Math or Math Education, Construction Management, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or Computer Information Technology.  

    This community will provide you opportunities to connect with faculty, engage in study groups, and be exposed to research options, directly impacting your success and preparing you for a successful career.

    This community is historically located in Holmquist Hall.

    Required Common Courses

    Fall Semester

    All Students

    • SOC 110: Introduction to Sociology
    • FYE: STEM section First Year Experience
        

    Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology Students

    • CSIS 152: Introduction to Computers and Programming I-a (3 Credits) If math requirement is met
    • MATH 127: College Algebra (3 Credits) If math is needed
        

    Construction Management Students

    • CM 105: Introduction to Construction Management
        

    Spring Semester

    All Students

    • PHIL 120: World Religions (3 credits)
        

    Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology Students

    • CSIS 153: Introduction to Computers and Programming I-b (3 credits) if CSIS 152 was taken in the fall
        

    Recommended Courses

    • CHEM 150: General Chemistry (3 credits)
    • CHEM 150 Lab (1 credit)
    • CSIS 152: Introduction to Computers and Programming I-a (3 credits)
    • MATH 127: College Algebra (3 credits)
    • CM 105: Introduction to Construction Management (1 credit)
        

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

    • live with other students who have declared a major within the STEM realm.
    • take 2-3 classes with students who live on your floor.
    • be able to participate in organized study groups for Learning Community participants.
    • have an upper class STEM student as a Dragon Mentor who is dedicated to providing you with various opportunities and academic support.
    • learn how to navigate through your years as an STEM student.
    • be exposed to career options that you will have with your degree.
    • interact with faculty members who are dedicated to helping you achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond.
    • have the opportunity to learn more about and join clubs directly related to your major.
    • be able to participate in various community service projects that help charities in the local community.
    • be exposed to research opportunities with faculty.