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Library Info

Library Information

1201 Kitty Hawk
Universal City, TX
(210) 486-5387
Please see the main library home page for the hours.                   

Learning communities allow students to take two linked courses with the same group of students, establishing an increased connection with peers. Faculty create clear connections between both classes with a seamless thread of learning. These paired courses allow the students to use the subject matter in one course to develop the learning strategies in the other course. For example in our biology/speech class the students will prepare their speeches based on the information learning in the biology class. The classes are back to back to providing students the ability to walk to class together.

Students indicated they had an increased relationship with their peers and of sense of belonging. The students knew each other names and they felt encouraged by one another to work harder to achieve their goals. Many wished all their classes could be so connected. The survey data from these classes indicated that the majority of these students thought that joint assignments and activities improved their understanding of the material and they would recommend a learning community to a friend and would register for another one.

For more information on learning communities, please contact
Marsha Adrian at 210-486-5340
Regina Horne-Espree at 210-486-5398

Below is a listing of courses in the Learning Community Program. You must enroll in all courses for the learning community. In ACES, go to the Add Classes Worksheet, enter CRNs, and click Submit Changes to register.

My Answering To achieving (MATH) Success (NLC)

28117 SDEV 0370 Foundations for College Learning TR 9:25AM to 10:40AM
25059 MATH 0305 Pre-Algebra TR 10:50AM to 12:05PM
28118 SDEV 0370 Foundations for College Learning TR 5:30PM to 6:45PM
25243 MATH 0310 Elementary Algebra T 7:00PM to 9:40PM

15045 SDEV 0370 Foundations for College Learning MW 10:50AM to 12:05PM
25282 MATH 0320 Intermediate Algebra MW 9:25AM to 10:40AM

Speaking with Science (HYBRID CLASS, NLC)

19547 BIOL 1323 Consumer Nutrition Non-Science Major M 11:00AM to 12:15PM
27885 SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communications W 11:00AM to 12:15PM

TH: I : N : K (NLC)

18510 BIOL 1406 Biology for Science Major I MW 9:25AM to 10:40AM
LAB M 12:30PM to 3:20PM
22244 CHEM 1411 General Chemistry MW 10:50AM to 12:05PM
LAB W 12:30PM to 3:20PM

Microbiology + Chemistry What a Reaction! (NLC)

30342 BIOL 2420 Microbiology for Nursing and Allied Health MW 9:25AM to 10:40AM
LAB W 11:25AM to 3:05PM
13354 CHEM 1407 Introductory Chemistry II MW 8:00AM to 9:15AM
LAB M 11:25AM to 2:15PM

Successful, Writing, Researching and Learning in College (NLC)

12393 ENGL 1301 Composition I MW 11:00AM to 12:15PM
14451 LIBR 0001 Library TBD
28251 EDUC 1300 Learning Framework Online

Learning to Fly (NLC)  

13335 ENGL 1301 Composition I MW 8:00AM to 9:15 AM
24060 LIBR 0001 Library Research TBD
27428 SPCH 1315 Public Speaking MW 9:25AM to 10:40AM

Social History and The Great Gatsby (NLC)

12477 ENGL 1302 Composition II MW 8:00AM to 9:15AM
22432 LIBR 0002 Library Research TBD
13850 HIST 1302 United States History II MW 9:25 to 10:40AM

Contact Information

Regina Horne-Espree
Coordinator of Special Projects

(210) 486-5006


Learning Communities Calendar