Biosciences & Chemistry Learning Community

You should live in this community if you are a declared a 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 located in East Snarr.

Biosciences & Chemistry Learning Community Required Common Courses


All Bioscience Majors

  • COMM 111: Bio/Sci LC First Year Experience (3 credits)
  • BIO 115: Organismal Biology (4 credits)
  • BIO 115L: Lab (0 credits)
  • CHEM 150: General Chemistry 1 (3 credits)
  • CHEM 150: Lab (1 credit)

Biochemistry & Biotechnology & Cell & Molecular Biology Majors Only

  • BIO 100: Issues in Human Biology (3 credits)
  • CHEM 275: General Chemistry Research Based Lab (3 credits)


All Bioscience Majors

  • CHEM 150 & 105L: General Chemistry I & Lab (4 credits)
    CHEM 210 & 210L: General Chemistry II & Lab (4 credits)
  • BIOL 111 & 111L: Cell Biology & Lab (4 credits)
  • BIO 248: Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)

As a member of the Biosciences & Chemistry learning 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 Learning Community 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.