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Learning Communities

Students at Texas Wesleyan University now have a unique opportunity to be part of the Learning Communities program. This special program, funded by the Title III federal grant, provides a wide range of support, service, academic opportunities, state-of-the-art technology, and dedicated advising.

Students are enrolled as a group in two or three common courses that share interdisciplinary themes. These LC Cluster groups share classes and experience a supportive engaging environment that helps them transition to life as a Wesleyan university student.

Students also develop a social support network for study and fun. LC professors work together, communicating with each other regarding course content and student progress.

Freshman Learning Communities for the fall semesters are a combination of three courses: two academic courses and a freshman seminar class while spring semester LCs combine two academic courses. These LC Clusters are linked thematically to explore global issues and "big questions." LC students are supported by a faculty advocate who helps them in their first year as a university student.

Transfer Learning Communities connect two linked academic courses for students who are new to Wesleyan. The cluster groups work closely with one another and with their professors to explore a common topic or common readings through the lenses of different disciplines or with a common view toward a career path. Students build relationships and establish networking contacts within their field of study.

No complicated or special application process is required to be included in Learning Communities. Students should ask their Academic Advisor if there is an LC Cluster that best suits them. Be sure to register early since there are a limited number of slots available.

We are excited to be able to offer this new and highly acclaimed learning opportunity.

Faculty Resources

Student Resources

LC Advisory Committee

2011 Fall Workshop Schedule

Freshman Communities

All learning communities also include a section of the required Freshman Seminar course (ASE-1111) to fulfill the requirements for all first semester freshmen or freshman transfer students with 11 or fewer completed credit hours.


Rebellions, Rallies, & Rhetorics

Comp and Rhetoric
TR 9:25
Whitney Myers

(W)rite of Passage: Ritualized Experience

Comp and Rhetoric
ENG-1301 LCB
MWF 9:00
Stacia Neeley
Ways of Being Religious
REL-1322 LCB
MWF 10:00
Mark Hanshaw

Identity, Pop Culture, & the Sacred

Comp and Rhetoric
ENG-1301 LCC
MWF 12:00
Carol Johnson-Gerendas
New Testament
REL-1312 LCC
MWF 10:00
Gladys Childs

Algebra with Dividends

College Algebra
MWF 10:00
Mary Landers
Personal Finance
MW 12:00
Inter. Algebra
MWF 11:00
Mary Landers
Personal Finance
MW 12:00

Super Science Labs

General Chemistry Lab
CHE -1115-01
T 1:30
Intro to Cell Biology Lab
R 1:30
Chitra Chandrasekaran

Kinesiology-Athletic Trainers

Anatomy & Physiology
TR 8:00
A & P Lab
R 9:25

Theater: Ritual, Art, and Entertainment

Technical Theater I
TR 9:25
Bryan Stevenson
TR 10:50
Jeanne Everton

Laying Foundations for Success

Math Review
MAT-0300 LCJ
MWF 10:00
Lisa Scott
Comp & Grammar
MWF 11:00
Dorian Johnson
MWF 9:00
Terri Anglim
Comp & Grammar
ENG-0300 LCK
MWF 10:00
Dorian Johnson
Math Review
MWF 11:00
Lisa Scott
Freshman Seminar
TR 9:25
Joe Brown
Transfer Communities


Advanced Writing
ENG 3310-40
M 6:00pm
Miriam Espinosa
The Human Experience
HUM 2340-40
W 7:00pm
Peter Colley


Business Communication
BUA 3301-LCB
MWF 9:00am
Carol Johnson-Gerendas<
MGMT Theory and Practice
MWF 10:00am
Rod Erakovich


Foundations of Education
EDU 2300-LCK
TR 9:25am
RJ Wilson
ENG 3310-LCK
TR 10:50am
Linda Carroll

Education at Burleson Site

Foundations of Education
EDU 2300-76
W 4:30pm
Jackie Gaffner
Instruction & Assessment
EDU 3431-76
MW 1:30pm
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