Eligibilty

To be in Cal Poly Humboldt'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 Humboldt Housing Application. 

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

  • Baduwa't to Bay is a PBLC for students majoring in Environmental Resources Engineering, Energy Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Klamath Connection is a PBLC for students majoring in Environmental Science & Management, Fire Science & Management, Fisheries Biology, Forestry, Rangeland Resource Science, or Wildlife
  • Representing Realities is a PBLC for students majoring in Computer Science, Data Science, Geospatial Information Science & Technology, Mathematics, and Software Engineering
  • Rising Tides is a PBLC for students majoring in Marine Biology or Oceanography
  • Stars to Rocks is a PBLC for students majoring in Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics & Astronomy