Learning Communities by Interest

 

FYS - First Year Seminar course; taught as a standalone course with a theme if indicated. 

LC - Learning Community; taught as a themed FYS course with associated pre-registered core classes. 

Be Well
The Be Well Learning Community is designed to teach students about public health; specifically college student public health. We will discuss topics ranging from nutrition and physical fitness through college student mental health and beyond. We will also participate in happiness bootcamp, a focus on positive psychology and the skills necessary to make the best version of you.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      ENGL 1120 English Composition II (3)

ENGL 1100 English Composition I (3)                                                                BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology (4)
COMM 1000 Public Speaking (3)
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology (4)
Discover Auburn: Out of State Students
Are you from out-of-state? Worried about the transition being so far from home? The Discover Auburn: Out-of-State Student Learning Community is designed for students who are looking to discover Auburn while connecting with other students who are also far from home. Students will get to know their new home while learning traditional First Year Seminar topics like time management, study strategies, campus involvement, and career preparation. This Learning Community is designed for students who are at least 6 hours from home.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      COUN 2000 Living & Communicating in a Diverse Society (3)

HIST 1010 World History I (3)                                                                             HIST 1020 World History II (3)
COMM 1000 Public Speaking (3)
Global Perspectives
The Global Perspectives Learning Community is for students who are interested in exploring other cultures, examining global current events, travel abroad, or pursuing a career that will place them around the world. All Auburn students are encouraged to have global experience during their time at Auburn, and this Learning Community can both offer you that experience and prepare you for other opportunities such as study abroad, alternative breaks, and related academic minors. This Learning Community is open to students in any major.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      FLGC 1150 Global Fluency and Awareness (3)

HIST 1010 World History I (3)                                                                             HIST 1020 World History II (3)
GEOG 1010 Global Geography (3)
 
Live Green, Save Green
It is possible to be “green” and save “green” – both in the monetary AND environmental senses. Students who participate in this learning community will explore the broad scope of issuesinvolved in the sustainability movement and their impact on modern society and the environment. Topicswill include current events, trends, and social/economic issues; emerging green technologies; economic and environmental impacts of actions; and the economic advantages and disadvantages to adopting sustainable practices. Students will explore issues through discussion, activities, reading, writing, teamwork, and community service - all of which will be centered on the theme of sustainable living and decision-making.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1100  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      NATR 2050 (3) People and the Environment: An Introduction to                                                                                                                                    Conservation Social Sciences

ARCH 2600 The Art of Arch, Place, & Culture (3)
 
Pre-Law
This first year seminar explores success strategies for college students and specifically discusses how those skills relate to legal issues that you may face in your everyday life and in your chosen career path. Our class topics, activities, and guest speakers will help you learn about the field of law and gauge your personal interest in the field of law to help decide whether law school may be a desirable path for you. You will also become familiar with the Auburn University campus and resources throughout the course, while learning more about your own core values, strengths, and goals for the future. Application of study strategies as they relate to the content area will be practiced.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      PHIL 1010 Intro. to Logic

COMM 1000 Public Speaking                                                                            PSYC 2010 Intro. to Psychology
HIST 1010 World History I (3)
 
Your Major, Your Career
Assist students in learning the process for making meaningful academic and career choices that are aligned with their unique strengths, interests, values, and personality. Students will participate in self-assessments, major and career exploration, decision-making activities, and action planning.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (2)                                                                      COMM 1000 Public Speaking (3)

HIST 1010 World History I (3)                                                                             HIST 1020 World History II (3)
PSYC 2010 Intro. to Psychology (3)
Women in Science & Engineering
The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Learning Community seeks to create a healthy and supportive community of learners and friends, provide opportunities for leadership development, improve the retention of women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors, and to create long-term personal and professional relationships between students. This learning community is open to students in any major.

Fall 2018 Courses                                                                         Spring 2019 Courses

UNIV 1150  First year Seminar (1)                                                                      Core Science and Lab II (4)

HIST 1210 Technology & Civilization I (3)                                                           HIST 1220 Technology & Civilization II (3)
Core Science and Lab I (4)

Last modified: May 7, 2018