Science & Health Learning Community

You should live in this community if you are a declared a Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry/Chemistry Education, Life Science Education, Exercise Science, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Medicine, or Pre-Veterinary Science 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 also designed for students interested in working in the healthcare industry. Students with this major will take a common course, "Intro to Health Professions," where you will explore different health careers and the level of education needed to reach your goals. This community is located in East Snarr.

Biosciences & Chemistry 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)

Nursing Required Common Courses


  • FYE 101: First Year Experience (1 credit)
  • PSY 113: General Psychology (3 credits)
  • ENGL 101: English Composition I (3 credits)
  • CHEM 110: Fundamentals of Chemistry (3 credits)
  • CHEM 110L: Fundamentals of Chemistry Lab (1 credit)


  • BIOL 125: Human Anatomy & Physiology I (4 credits)
  • BIOL 126: Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 credits)
  • PSY 202: Development Psychology (3 credits)

Exercise Science Required Common Courses


All Majors

  • FYE: First Year Experience (1 credit)

Health & Physical Education Majors

  • ED 205: Introduction to Education (3 credits)
  • ED 294: Educational Psychology (3 credits)
  • SPED 225: Individuals with Exceptionalities (3 credits)

All Other Health Majors

  • HLTH 110: Personal Health and Wellness (3 credits)
  • HLTH 305: Introduction to Nutrition (3 credits)


  • HLTH 330: Disease Prevention (2 credits)

As a member of the Science & Health Learning Community, you will...

  • live with other students who have declared nursing 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 a science, health care, or exercise science related degree.
  • interact with faculty members who are dedicated to helping you achieve excellence in the classroom and beyond.