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Thematic Learning Community Courses

Spring 2018 Learning Communities

Are We A Nanny State?
ECON 2301.5L13 (10807) Macroeconomics &
GOVT 2305.5L36 (6196) Federal Government

Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:15 PM - 4:35 PM

Building A Strong Foundation: American History & English Language
ESOL 0310.5L01 (3212) Integrated Reading & Writing &
HIST 1301.5L20 (8902) United States History to 1877

Mondays & Wednesdays 11:30 AM - 2:50 PM

Criminal Minds
CRIJ 1301.5L02 (14265) Introduction to Criminal Justice &
PSYC 2301.5L21 (14278) General Psychology

Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Discover the Secret to an Amazing Life
SPCH 1318.5L05 (3617) Interpersonal Communication &
PSYC 2301.5L17 (14251) General Psychology

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 AM - 12:50 PM

The Environment
SPCH 1315.5L08 (3511) Public Speaking &
ENGL 1302.5l42 (11309) Composition and Rhetoric II

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:00 AM - 12:50 PM

Myth Busters: Digging for the Truth
PSYC 2301.5L11 (14191) General Psychology &
ENGL 1301.5L39 (9660) Composition and Rhetoric I

Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:30 AM - 2:20 PM

Learning Community FAQs

Q. So, will I have two instructors?
A. Yes! Your Learning Community classes will be taught by 2 professors from each subject building the integrated course. In fact, professors interested in teaching a Learning Community class must fill out the Learning Community Application providing students with new creative and innovative ways of learning the course subject beyond what is taught in the courses separately.

Q. Do I have to register for both classes?
A. Yes!

Q. How do I register for a Learning Community course?
A. It’s easy! Just email CyFairLC@LoneStar.edu to register with your Student ID and Learning Community selection!

Q. How am I graded?
A. Each LC course has its own parameters, but most likely there will be ”community” projects that are graded by both instructors. Some Learning Community courses may have individual assessments or projects that focus only on one or the other discipline. Students receive grades for both courses.

Q. What are the benefits of enrolling in a Learning Community?
A. Here are benefits to enrolling in a Learning Community

  • The student’s experience goes beyond what they would ordinarily encounter in the classes if taken separately
  • Improved student success
  • Receive academic credit for both classes
  • Both classes will transfer as courses taken in a traditional format