Residential College Requirements

Students participating in a residential college are required to enroll in at least two non-laboratory courses of residential college-approved courses in both the fall and spring semesters. Your academic advisor will assist you to meet this requirement.  

Program Res Hall Freshmen Only? ACT/SAT Faculty Contacts Scheduling Contact Qualifying Majors
(Curriculum Code)
Other Notes

Agriculture Residential College

Blake Hall

Yes

N/A

Kristin Stair,
Rector

 

Mike Kaller, Associate Rector

Kristin Stair
225-578-2266

College of Agriculture majors: Agricultural Business (AGBU), Agricultural & Extension Education (AGEE), Animal Sciences (ANMLS), Environmental Management Systems (ENSYS), Natural Resource Ecology & Management (NREM), Nutrition and Food Sciences (NFS), Plant & Soil Systems (PLSYS), Textiles, Apparel & Merchandising (TAM)

Laptop Computer Requirement

Business Residential College

West Hall

 Yes

 N/A

Dan Marin, Rector

 

Laurene Hutchinson,
Associate Rector

Jordan Lizana
225-578-3211

College of Business majors: Accounting (ACCT), Economics (ECONS), Entrepreneurship (ENTR), Finance (FIN), General Business (GBUS), Information Systems & Decision Sciences (ISDS), International Trade & Finance (ITF), Management (MGT), Marketing (MKT)

 

Engineering Residential College

Spruce Hall

 Yes

ACT Math:23
OR
New R-SAT Math: 570/28.5(MTst)
*for students entering LSU in Summer 2017, Fall 2017, and Spring 2018
Old SAT Math: 540

for course placements

Mark Rabalais,
Rector

Arlyn Saucier
225-578-5731

College of Engineering majors:
Biological (BE), Chemical (CHE), Civil (CE), Computer (EEC), Electrical (EE), Environmental (EVEG), Industrial (IE), Mechanical (ME), and Petroleum Engineering (PETE), Computer Science (CSC), Construction Management (CM), and Engineering Undecided (ENRGU)

 

Human Sciences & Education Residential College

Cypress Hall

Yes

N/A

Wanda Hargroder, Rector

Haley Shows
225-578-2331

College of Human Sciences & Education majors within the Schools of Education (DUALC; PK3CT; ELED), Kinesiology (ATRN; KIN; SPADM), Leadership and Human Resource Development (LHRD), Social Work (SWORK), or Child & Family Studies (CFS)
Also accepted: pre-physician assistant (PA), pre-physical therapy (PPT), pre-occupational therapy (POT), pre-cardiopulmonary sciences (RTH), pre-clinical laboratory sciences (PMDT), pre-pharmacy (PPHAR), pre-dental hygiene (DH), pre-nursing (PNURS), pre-med* (PMED), pre-dental* (PDEN)
 

Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College

North Hall

Yes

 N/A

Brianne Painia, Rector

Maya Galathe 225-578-3141

College of Humanities & Social Sciences majors: Anthropology (ANTH), Communication Disorders (COMD), Communication Studies (CMST), Economics-Empirical Economic Analysis (ECONA), English ** (ENGL), French (FREN), Geography (GEOGA/GEOGS), History (HIST), Interdisciplinary Studies ** (IS), International Studies ** (INTL), Liberal Arts ** (LIBAR), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (POLI), Pre-Law (PLAW), Psychology (PSYCS), Sociology (SOCL), Spanish (SPAN), Undecided-Social Sciences (UNSS)

All HSSRC students will be required to take HSS 1000: Research Methods in the Humanities & Social Sciences, a one-hour "university preparedness" course offered through the residential college and taught by the rector. This course will count as one of the two required HSSRC offered courses that semester.

Mass Communication Residential College

South Hall

 Yes

 N/A

Roxanne Dill, Associate Rector

Courtni Guidry
225-578-2336

Manship School of Mass Communication (MC) majors with a concentration in Journalism (broadcasting and web/print), Digital Advertising, Public Relations, and Political Communication

Also open to undergraduate international students

Science Residential College

Evangeline Hall with overflow into Annie Boyd Hall

 

 Yes

ACT Math 23 & ACT Comp. 23
OR
Old SAT Math 540 & Old SAT CR+M 1050
OR
New SAT Math 570 & New SAT Total 1130

for course placements

Hollie Hale-Donze,
Rector

Allison Hargrave- College of Science Student Services
225-578-4200

 

College of Science majors: Biochemistry (BCHM), Biological Science (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOLP), Microbiology (MBIO), Physics (PHYS), Mathematics (MATH), Undecided Science and Engineering (UNSE), Pre-Pharmacy (PPHAR), Pre-Medical (PMED), Pre-Dental (PDEN), Science Undecided (SCIUN) as well as Coastal Environmental Science (CES) in the College of the Coast and Environment

SRC students are encouraged to participate in an LSU-sponsored summer workshop for their major

Visual and Performing Arts Residential College

Broussard Hall

Yes

 N/A

Shannon Walsh,
Rector

College of Art + Design majors

Erin Schell
225-578-5498

College of Music & Dramatic Arts majors

Amy Smith
225-578-6047

College of Art + Design majors: Architecture (DESR; PARCH), Studio Art (DESS; PART), Interior Design (DESD; PID), Landscape Architecture (DESL; PLA)


College of Music & Dramatic Arts majors (PRMUS): Music (MUSIC or MUSAR), Music Education (MUSED), and Theatre (THTR)

 

 

The Honors House

Program Res Hall Freshmen Only? Major Requirement Faculty Contact Scheduling Contact Qualifying Majors Other Notes

Honors House

East & West Laville Halls

 No

 No

Granger Babcock,
Rector

Jeremy Joiner
225-578-8831

Open to all majors but must be enrolled
in the Honors College

Non-honors roommates allowed as space is available

You must apply for admission to this program. Visit www.honors.lsu.edu
for requirements

 

Themed Housing

Program Res Hall Freshmen Only? Major Requirement ACT/SAT Contact Qualifying Majors Other Notes

Sophomore Experience

ECA & WCA

Sophomores Only

No

N/A

Open to all majors

All

ECA and WCA focus on the sophomore experience, with programs centered on career preparation, networking, and business etiquette.

  

* To be eligible for HSERC, these majors must have a declared major in the College of Human Sciences and Education
** These majors must have a concentration declared. Concentrations are not listed here.