Housing and Dining:Living Learning Communities

Living Learning Communities

Broncho Leaders

The Broncho Leaders LLC allows aspiring leaders to develop their skills through involvement and networking. All majors are welcome in this community, which is located in Murdaugh Hall. President’s Leadership Council (PLC) and Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) scholarship applicants are encouraged to consider this LLC. Students in this community:

-        Build teamwork skills through ropes courses and community activities

-        Meet campus and community leaders 

-        Enroll in LEAD 1321: Lessons in Leadership* with fellow community members. This unique class is a weekly speaker series that features local and national leaders from a variety of backgrounds. All students should enroll in the course. Incoming President’s Leadership Council and Leaders of Tomorrow scholarship recipients are required to take this class for a two-hour credit. Non-recipients may take the course for one credit or no credit.

*Required course is subject to change


Bronchos in Science

Located in The Quad, the Bronchos in Science LLC is designed for freshmen pursuing a major in a science-related field, including nursing, biology, and chemistry. Students will develop a network of peers and faculty to support them through rigorous coursework. Students in this community:

-        Build teamwork skills through rock wall climbing and visits to iFly, OKC

-        Network with faculty for internship and lab assistant opportunities

-        Enroll in a section of UNIV 1012: Success Central* specifically for science majors. This two-hour course assists students in transitioning to university life. The class acquaints students with techniques that encourage student success, academic skill improvement, skill development, and the attitudes needed to achieve educational and personal goals.

*Required course is subject to change


Criminal Justice

The Criminal Justice LLC is designed for first-year students pursuing a career in criminal justice. The community introduces students to the American criminal justice system and the value of local community engagement. Students in this LLC live in The Quad and have opportunities to: 

-        Observe the criminal justice system first-hand through related site visits, like the Federal Transfer Center and the Oklahoma County District Court

-        Interact with faculty in the School of Criminal Justice and local representatives of law enforcement 

-        Enroll in sections of CJ 1413: Introduction to Criminal Justice System* and CJ 1313: Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals* specially organized for LLC members. Both are required for criminal justice majors.

*Required courses are subject to change


Fine Arts & Design

The Fine Arts & Design LLC is for those who love to perform, create, or design. Open to freshman and sophomore students, this community is located in The Quad and draws a broad conglomerate of majors that include theatre arts, ACM, dance, and graphic design. Students in this community:

-        Have access to a dedicated creative suite and music practice room on the floor 

-        Engage in meaningful dialogue about the value of diversity in their creative disciplines 

-        Enroll in DES 1063: Innovation and Inquiry* with others in the LLC. This hands-on seminar is designed for artists in mind and is taught by a faculty member within the Design department. The course emphasizes critical thinking and creative problem solving skills. This course is an approved, three-hour Life Skills elective for the University Core.

*Course is recommended but is not required


Forensic Science

The Forensic Science LLC, located in The Quad, is the perfect fit for freshmen pursuing a career in forensic science. Members bring their classroom education to life by networking with faculty from the Forensic Science Institute and exploring different career paths. Students in this LLC: 

-        Build teamwork skills through ropes courses and murder mystery activities 

-        Attend movie nights, where forensic science experts lead post-film discussions 

-        Enroll in sections of FRSC 2503: Introduction to Forensic Science* and FRSC 3043: Crime Scene Processing* specially organized for LLC members. Both courses are required for forensic science majors.

*Required courses are subject to change


Future Educators:

First-year students pursuing a career in education will find that the Future Educators LLC is an important connection to faculty and peers who are passionate about shaping the minds of the future. Housed in Murdaugh Hall, this LLC helps its members prepare for a career in education. Students in this LLC: 

-        Interact with faculty earlier in their academic career than non-LLC students 

-        Network with sophomores, juniors, and seniors through the Prospective Teacher Connection 

-        Enroll in a section of UNIV 1012: Success Central* specifically for education majors. This two-hour course assists students in transitioning to university life. The class acquaints students with techniques that encourage student success, academic skill improvement, skill development, and the attitudes needed to achieve educational and personal goals.

*Required course is subject to change


Mass Communication

New for the 2018-2019 academic year, this LLC is designed for freshman Mass Comm majors and introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary for careers in professional media, photography, and communication. Students in this community live in The Quad and have the opportunity to:

-        Network with faculty and professionals in the field of communications

-        Spend time in the UCentral Studio, the student media network hub at UCO

-        Enroll in MCOM 1113: Fundamentals of Speech* with their fellow community members. This course introduces elements of speech and principles of effective speaking in public. This course is required for all UCO students but a section is specially organized for the Mass Comm LLC.

*Required course is subject to change



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