To be in Humboldt State University's Among Giants, you must be a first-time freshman in one of the following majors:

  • Biology (not including Biology with a Marine emphasis)
  • Botany
  • Zoology

All first-time freshmen in these majors automatically enrolled in the Among Giants program. If you would like to live with other students in the program, select the Among Giants Theme on your HSU Housing Application. 

We also have Place Based Learning Communities (PBLCs) for students in other STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) disciplines at Humboldt State University:

  • Klamath Connection is a PBLC for students majoring in Environmental Resources Engineering, Environmental Science & Management, Fisheries Biology, Foresry, or Wildlife
  • Representing Realities is a PBLC for students majoring in Computer Science or Mathematics
  • Rising Tides is a PBLC for students majoring in Biology (with a Marine emphasis) or Oceanography
  • Stars to Rocks is a PBLC for students majoring in Chemistry, Geology, or Physics & Astronomy