Career Discovery Residential College (CDRC) is housed in the spacious and beautiful Broussard Hall.
Career Discovery aims to help guide first-year students of all majors 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.
Career Discovery Residential College
- Helps students learn about the various majors offered at LSU
- Helps students learn about different career opportunities within each major offered
- Helps students learn more about themselves
- Nurtures a community of students who share a common interest in self-discovery and career exploration
- Collaborates with LSU Olinde Career Center, the Center for Academic Success, and the University College for Freshman Year to offer exclusive programs and services to its residents
- In-hall study groups & tutoring programs
- Seminars on topics such as resume writing and job searching
- Focus on technology in class work and multimedia classrooms in Broussard Hall
- Priority scheduling for general education classes
- Residents take selected classes with a cohort of their residential college peers
- On-site academic classrooms (Note: Not all classes are taught on-site.)
- CDRC faculty advisers have offices in Broussard Hall
- Interaction with LSU faculty, staff, and alumni
- Preparation for students’ eventual sophomore or junior year application and entrance into their intended major
Requirements & Eligibility
- Must be a first-year non-honors student. Honors students are not eligible due to scheduling conflicts.
- Must enroll is at least two CDRC courses in both the fall and spring semesters:
- English placement will depend on ACT/SAT score
- Contact Joyce W. Fields for CDRC course scheduling assistance.
- Students should have an interest in exploring various majors offered by LSU and the associated careers
- Select the Career Discovery Residential College as your housing preference on the housing application
- Students will be notified of their acceptance into the CDRC in mid-spring, and the Residential Life assignments staff will begin making room assignments in March.
- Residential Colleges Requirements At-a-Glance
Saundra Granger, Career Discovery Residential College Faculty Rector
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