• 2016 - 2017 Living-Learning Communities

    What is an LLC?

    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.

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    LLC Education

    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.

    Fall Spring

    COMM 1302

    Charlene Strickland

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    HIST 1302

    Dr. Richard Traylor

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    LLC Exploring Majors

    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

    Fall Spring

    COMM 1301

    Dr. Joseph Bailey

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    FSSC 1170

    Dr. Edgar Reed

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    FYSM 1099 A

    Lindsay Boynton

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    LLC Health and Wellness

    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.

    Fall Spring

    FSSC 1170

    Dr. Edgar Reed

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    CHST 1311 A

    Dr. Kelly Pigott

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    LLC Honors

    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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    Fall Spring

    HONR 1301

    Dr. Tom Copeland

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    LLC Pre-Health Sciences

    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.

    Fall Spring

    CHEM 1310

    Dr. Kent Chambers

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    CHEM 1311

    Dr. Kent Chambers

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    SOCI 1301

    Dr. Roberts

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    PSYC 1301

    Brandon Awbrey

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    LLC Parks and Rocks

    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

    First Year Seminars

    Fall Spring

    FYSM TBD Parks & Rocks

    Brian Dawson

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    LDSP 2099-A Outdoor Leadership

    Brian Dawson

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