Being a part of a Living-Learning Community is an opportunity unlike any other at Hardin-Simmons University. Your educational experience will be enriched through a community that shares similar academic interests. Students live together in select areas of our residence halls, participate in one common course per semester, and engage in specific events that encourage dialogue and service.
The Education LLC offers first-year students a chance to learn what it means to empower others as a professional educator. By participating in this LLC you will strengthen your ability to instill community in your own future classroom.
Dr. Richard Traylor
Crafted for those with undeclared/undecided majors, the Exploring Majors LLC provides first-year students the opportunity to discover their passion and calling. You can anticipate an environment that focuses on exploring various majors and minors while completing General Education courses and gaining the skills to be successful in a collegiate atmosphere.
First Year Seminars
Dr. Joseph Bailey
Dr. Edgar Reed
FYSM 1099 A
The Health & Wellness LLC is designed for first-year students interested in the diverse field of health sciences, with an emphasis in the exercise sciences. As a member of this community, you will explore the interaction of science and faith in order to equip your leadership in this dynamic field of study.
CHST 1311 A
Dr. Kelly Pigott
The Honors LLC encourages first-year students to strive for excellence and assume personal accountability for their intellectual growth. This LLC fosters community through the discussion of ideas and participation in academic pursuits, promoting creative and critical thinking skills to equip students for success in today's world.
The Program, which serves as an integral part of the academic community, includes courses taught by selected faculty members interested in working with highly motivated students. Students will engage more actively in pursuing knowledge, in discussing ideas, and in challenging themselves to grow intellectually and spiritually.
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Dr. Tom Copeland
The Pre-Health Sciences LLC is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medical health professions. Because these tracks often intersect in the chemical, biological, and social sciences, members of this LLC will matriculate through HSU as a group, allowing them to continually work together beyond their first year.
Dr. Kent Chambers
The Hunters, Gatherers, and Travelers (HGT) program is a themed living community of leaders run by the Dean of Students and his staff. This program opened in Fall of 2015 as a pilot with 19 students and is designed for students who want to travel and see the world as well as develop their leadership skills within a specific area of Student Life at HSU. View Photo Gallery
FYSM TBD Parks & Rocks
LDSP 2099-A Outdoor Leadership
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