Science Learning Community

Fort Valley State University’s Science Learning Community (SLC) was created to encourage a common learning opportunity among science majors, building peer support during the first year of college. Students will collaborate with faculty to master material or discuss ideas presented in class. Students work together outside of class and attend SLC events designed to provide a common first-year experience. Deadline to enter is July 30th.

Selection Criteria

Students:

  1. must have a 2.75 cumulative high school GPA/3.0 science GPA
  2. must major in Biology, Chemistry, or Veterinary Science
  3. must qualify for placement in MATH 1111 or MATH 1113
  4. Cannot require in learning support courses

Requirements for SLC Admitted Students

Students:

  1. will meet once a week for a minimum of 13 weeks per semester for an SLC planned event or activity must maintain a 3.0 science GPA.

Science Learning Community

  • Academic Information

  • Interest Statement

    In the space below, briefly describe why you are a good candidate and how you would contribute to the community.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a high school science or math teacher describing your science potential.