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Learning Communities

Join a community at TCC and get the most out of college!

What is a Learning Community?


In Learning Communities, two or more of your classes are joined into one, and teachers work together to connect their content and support and mentor you.

  • Get to know people and make friends in your major or area of interest right away
  • Develop a supportive network with other students, peer mentors, and professors
  • Undecided? Learn about degree and career options
  • Complete needed credits for your major in a supportive environment
  • Complete exciting projects that are linked to your major and community
We have Learning Communities available serving all English levels
  • English 85/95 level or ABE student? Check out LC 1 and LC 5 and CCPA
  • English 101 level? Check out LC 1, LC 3, LC 4, and LC 5

I liked how the teachers connected their assignments and knew how to support me – I actually enjoyed coming to class. ”

Randy J., English and Human Development Learning Community

 

Does this sound like something that interests you?

Not sure what course to take? Do you need some extra support for your English course? You can get into needed first year classes right now by joining one of our popular learning communities.

Learning Communities Options Summer/Fall 2021

TCC offers Learning Communities in various fields that are designed to fit your career or educational pathway. (Please Note: Read through ALL OPTIONS before making your choice.)
CCPA (Summer)
LC 1 (Fall)
LC 3 (Fall)
LC 4 (Fall)
LC 5 (Fall)
CCPA (Fall)

College & Career Pathways Academy (CCPA)

Appropriate for both, English 85 and English 95 students.

Completely integrated, supportive and interactive learning community. Helps students with career exploration and allows them to get college credit in required classes while still in developmental education. 

15 credits  /  Web Enhanced  / Section CCPA

Instructors: Muir & McGill

Interested in options available for ABE students?

LEARN MORE HERE

 

Professor Muir Professor McGill
Professor Muir Professor McGill

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in CCPA

Choose your correct English course (either English 85 or 95).

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

Requirements: HD 101, CMST&101 +  Engl 85 or Engl 95
  Course Title Days and Times
CCPA Choose English level ENGL 85: Reading/Writing Online for Summer
ENGL 95: Reading/Writing Online for Summer
Required HD 101: Student Success Seminar Online for Summer
Required CMST& 101: Intro to Communication Online for Summer

Learning While the World is on Fire (LC 1)

In this interactive course we will explore social justice issues and complete exciting projects that are linked to your life and community.

Instructors: Hunt & Davison

 

Interested in options available for ABE students?

LEARN MORE HERE

 

Professor Hunt Professor Davison
Professor Hunt Professor Davison

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in LC1

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

10 Credits - Choose your English level, appropriate for English 85, 95 and 101 students.
All classes are integrated.
  Course Title Days and Times
Reading/Writing ENGL/ 85 Online for Fall
Reading/Writing ENGL/ 95 Online for Fall
English Comp I ENGL& 101  Online for Fall
English Comp I (with extra support, also sign up for Write 95) ENGL& 101 Online for Fall
Write 095 Write 095 Online for Fall
Human Development HD 101 Online for Fall

Say What? Language, Identity and Communication (LC 3)

Explore communication patterns needed for college. Tell your story through exciting assignments and explore how speaking and writing can empower our lives and enrich our communities. This course fulfills the communication core requirements for many students.

Instructors: Johns & Endicott

 

 

Professor Johns Professor Endicott
Professor Johns Professor Endicott

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in LC3

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

13 Credits
  Course Title Days and Times
Communications CMST 101 Online for Fall
English Comp I ENGL& 101  Online for Fall
Human Development HD 101 Online for Fall

S.T.A.R.S. – Students Together Achieving Rising Statuses (LC 4)

Explore your and other students‘ rich cultural identity. Experience community and build your academic success with the help of faculty of color who will serve as models and mentors.

Instructors: Reid & Cho & Bell

 

 

Professor Reid Professor Cho Professor Bell
Professor Reid Professor Cho Professor Bell

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in LC4

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

13 Credits
  Course Title Days and Times
Sociology SOC& 101 Online for Fall
English Comp I ENGL& 101  Online for Fall
Human Development HD 101 Online for Fall

The Science of Perception: How we make sense of the world around us (LC 5)

Learn about Science in a fun and interactive way. Get 5 needed lab science credits and experience the creative side of this field.

Instructors: Cushman & Endicott

Interested in options available for ABE students?

LEARN MORE HERE

 

Professor Cushman Professor Endicott
Professor Cushman Professor Endicott

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in LC5

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

12 Credits
  Course Title Days and Times
English 85/95 or English 101 ENG 85/95 or 101 Online for Fall
Science SCI 105 Online for Fall

College & Career Pathways Academy (CCPA)

Appropriate for both, English 85 and English 95 students.

Completely integrated, supportive and interactive learning community. Helps students with career exploration and allows them to get college credit in required classes while still in developmental education. 

15 credits  /  Web Enhanced  / Section CCPA

Instructors: Muir & McGill

Interested in options available for ABE students?

LEARN MORE HERE

 

Professor Muir Professor McGill
Professor Muir Professor McGill

Yes, I am interested in enrolling in CCPA

Choose your correct English course (either English 85 or 95).

Having trouble accessing the form? 
Email Sabine Endicott for enrollment assistance.

Requirements: HD 101, CMST&101 +  Engl 85 or Engl 95
  Course Title Days and Times
CCPA Choose English level ENGL 85: Reading/Writing Online for Fall
ENGL 95: Reading/Writing Online for Fall
Required HD 101: Student Success Seminar Online for Fall
Required CMST& 101: Intro to Communication Online for Fall

Meet the Learning Communities Coordinator 

Sabine Endicott

Interested? It's so easy to enroll. Just send an e-mail with your student ID and English level to sendicott@tacomacc.edu, tell us which course interests you (or what questions you have) and we will do the enrollment for you.

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