Career Discovery Residential College (CDRC) is Res Life’s newest residential college, and it is housed in spacious and beautiful Broussard Hall.
Incoming freshmen of all majors who are not participating in the Honors College are eligible for this themed-based residential college. Career Discovery is new for fall 2014, and its goal is to help guide first-year students in the discovery process of selecting their major and career. Programs in this community are geared toward self -discovery and career exploration, exploring various majors within LSU and their related careers. CDRC collaborates with LSU Career Services, the Center for Academic Success, and the University College Center for Freshman Year to offer excellent, focused programs and services to its residents to help them achieve their discovery goals.
Technological skills are also stressed as a vital part of succeeding in today’s global economy, and the CDRC offers a laptop friendly wireless environment for students to connect academically and socially, participate in class assignments in Broussard Hall’s state-of-the-art multi-media classrooms, and more. While not required, laptops are highly recommended for CDRC students.
The program has been designed to
- Help students learn about the various majors offered at LSU
- Help students learn about different career opportunities within each major offered
- Help students learn more about themselves
- Nurture a community of students who share a common interest in self-discovery and career exploration
The Career Discovery Residential College will have required courses for students living in the hall for the fall and spring semesters. The complete listing of these courses is still under development, but CDRC students will be required to take two CDRC courses (in specially designated sections) with their CDRC peers.
Smart classrooms mean smarter students.
Broussard Hall, home to the Career Discovery Residential College, is home to two high-tech or “smart” classrooms. Some the CDRC courses may be offered in these on-site classrooms. Laptops are highly recommended for CDRC students to be able to fully connect and engage in these “smart” classrooms.
High-Tech Human Resources
Faculty: A devoted staff of CDRC faculty keep office hours in the residence hall, hold review sessions on site, dine with students in the cafeteria, and lead discussions outside of the classroom.
- Admission to LSU
- Cannot participate in both the CDRC and the Honors College
- An interest in exploring various majors offered by LSU and the associated carreers
On your housing application, list the Career Discovery Residential College as your housing preference.