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



Kristin Stair,


Mike Kaller, Associate Rector

Kristin Stair

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



Laurene Hutchinson,

Jordan Lizana

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


ACT Math:23
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,

Arlyn Saucier

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



Wanda Hargroder, Rector

Haley Shows

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



Brianne Painia, Rector


Erin Halloran,

Maya Galathe 225-578-3141


Natalie Henry

College of Humanities & Social Sciences majors: Anthropology (ANTH), Communication Disorders (COMD), Communication Studies (CMST), Economics (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), Screen Arts (SABA), Sociology (SOCL), Spanish (SPAN), Undecided-Social Sciences (UNSS)

All HSSRC students will be required to take HSS 1000: Introduction to Research, a one-hour "university preparedness" course in the Fall semester.  In the Spring semester, students are required to take HSS 1001: Introduction to Careers, that helps students link their chosen major to a career pathway. These courses will count as one of the two required HSSRC offered courses each semester.

Mass Communication Residential College

South Hall



Roxanne Dill,

Courtni Guidry

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



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

for course placements

Hollie Hale-Donze,

Allison Hargrave- College of Science Student Services


College of Science majors: Biochemistry (BCH), Biological Science (BIOL), Chemistry (CHEM), Geology (GEOLP), Mathematics (MATH), Microbiology (MBIO), Physics (PHYS), 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



Shannon Walsh,

College of Art + Design majors

Erin Schell

College of Music & Dramatic Arts majors

Amy Smith

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



Granger Babcock,

Jeremy Joiner

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
for requirements


Themed Housing

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

Sophomore Experience


Sophomores Only



Open to all majors


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.