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Learning Communities

Learning Communities offer first-year students new social and academic experiences by providing opportunities to meet faculty and students who share their interests. Together, students in a Learning Community can study for exams, explore options, discuss ideas, learn the "ins and outs" of the college and have a good time! 

SUNY Oswego students that choose to participate in a Learning Community will be registered together in a block of 2 courses, which are part of your core requirements. By taking classes together, students will form bonds with faculty, staff, and students that share common interests.   Learning Communities are limited to 19 students.  

The Learning Communities offered for Fall 2017 include:

Comm-Unity (For Communications, Broadcasting, and Public Relatons majors only)

  • COM 210 Public Speaking
  • COM 100 Foundations of Communication

Business Communication (For School of Business majors only)

  • COM 211 Strategic Communication in Business
  • ENG 102 Composition II

Creative Writing

  • CRW 208 Creative Nonfiction Writing I
  • ENG 204 Writing About Literature

Cinema & Screen Studies

  • ENG 286 Intro to Cinema and Screen Studies
  • ENG 102 Composition II
  • Cinema & Screen Studies Seminar/Practicum

For more information on Learning Communities, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Michelle Bandla
Coordinator of First Year Programs
145 Marano Campus Center
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: 315.312.3068

For specific questions about housing, contact Residence Life and Housing at reslife@oswego.edu or (315) 312-2246.